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PlantFiles: Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Chef's Choice'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Chef's Choice
Hybridized by Jamie Hoffman (Outstanding Seed Company)

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:
Orange

Size:
4 to 6 pounds (2 to 3 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Powdery Mildew (PM)

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 18, 2010, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"A Small Sugar hybrid bred for optimum eating quality and hybrid vigor. Fruit have light flecking similar to Small Sugar. Medium vine. Fine textured flesh, excellent eating quality."



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