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PlantFiles: Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Casparita'

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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: Casparita

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

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

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
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)

Habit:
Semi-bush

Disease Resistance:
Watermelon Mosaic Virus (WMR)
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:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 24, 2011, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A mini white pumpkin with bright green handle. fruit is deeply ribbed with classic pumpkin shape. Used for decorations or for table use as a substitute for acorn squash.



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