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PlantFiles: Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Little Giant'

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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: Little Giant

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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:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:
Vining

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; sow indoors before 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 3, 2011, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"This beautiful, little pie pumpkin weighs in at 2-4 lbs and has a rich, dark-orange color. Little Giant Pumpkins' small fruit have firmly attached dark green handles and are smooth enough for painting but they still have light ribbing that gives them the look of a real miniature jack-o- lantern. "



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