Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Casperita'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Casperita
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Type:

Pumpkin (winter)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:

71 to 80 days

Mature Skin Color:

White

Size:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:

Semi-bush

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 2, 2009, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A personal size hybrid that run from 1/2 to one lb. White with ridges, classic pumpkin shape.

A mini white pumpkin with bright green handle. fruit is deeply ribbed with classic pumpkin shape. Similar in size to acorns, can be used for decorations or for table use as a substitute for acorn squash.