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Cucurbita maxima 'Halloween'

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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: Halloween

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Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Mature Skin Color:
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Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Habit:
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Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A bright orange 10 lb cultivar available from Bunton's Seed.
"Deep globe, smooth, firm, slight suture, perfect for carving, flesh is fine grained and yellow in color, good for pies."

Regional...

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

Lucedale, Mississippi



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