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Pumpkin, Winter Squash 'Bat Wing'

Cucurbita pepo

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bat Wing
Additional cultivar information:(aka Batwing)
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Type:

Pumpkin (winter)

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Orange

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

Habit:

Semi-bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 24, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 3 inch diameter (1/4 lb) mini pumpkin. While it ripens to full orange, the intermediate stage is orange and dark green. An attractive ornamental. Do not confuse with the acorn squash of the same name.

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