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PlantFiles: Pumpkin
Cucurbita maxima 'Gold Medal'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gold Medal

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Orange

Size:
20 to 35 pounds (9 to 16 kg)
35 to 100 pounds (16 to 45 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
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:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 31, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large fruited (35 lb) 90 day hybrid from Rupp. A round fruit with strong handles.



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