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PlantFiles: Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo

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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)

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

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

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Mature Skin Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive possumtrot On Jul 20, 2004, possumtrot from Calvert City, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Our pumpkin plants grew by chance from last years carving party on the deck. 3 plants grew and grew and grew. I didnt know what they were and they were taking over my flower bed.2 were sacrificed. The last plant has produced 1 perfect pumpkin already, bigger than a basketball and I have 2 more growing. The flowers are so pretty in the morning with all the bee's buzzing around. Now we dont have to buy any for halloween , hopefully!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Canoga Park, California
Concord, California
Santa Cruz, California
Jacksonville, Illinois
Ada, Michigan
Independence, Missouri
Parsippany, New Jersey
Troy, New York
Cleveland, Tennessee
La Follette, Tennessee
Lafayette, Tennessee
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Mc Donald, Tennessee



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