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PlantFiles: Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Baby Boo'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Baby Boo

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8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Pumpkin (winter)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:

Less than 1 pound (0.5 kg)


Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

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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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral hollyberri On Aug 18, 2006, hollyberri from Union, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Baby boo is NOT resistant to powdery mildew. Can be grown in a large pot.

Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 20, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Introduced by J.Jaunsem in 1990. PVP

Positive Terry On Dec 9, 2003, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Similar in size and shape to 'Jack Be Little', this miniature pumpkin is pure white. Great for fall decorating.


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

Mountain View, California
Union, Kentucky
Salt Lake City, Utah

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