Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Giant'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: moschata (MOSS-kuh-ta) (Info)
Cultivar: Giant
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Type:

Kabocha (winter)

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:

101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:

Medium Green

Size:

7 to 11 pounds (3 to 5 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus (ZYMV)

Powdery Mildew (PM)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Other details:

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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 Mar 22, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Medium size fruits, flat shape, with bright yellow flesh, greyish-green skin, light yellow at the bottom. The flavor is very sweet and delicate. Maturity: 82-85 days from sowing, weight about 2.5-3.2 kg (5.5-7 lb). Tolerant to heat, Powdery mildew, Downy mildew."