Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Neon'

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

Pumpkin (winter)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Days to Maturity:

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:

Orange

Size:

7 to 11 pounds (3 to 5 kg)

Habit:

Semi-bush

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; 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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Leetonia, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 15, 2011, 3wer4c from Leetonia, OH wrote:

These plants were very prolific in my garden. A space saving plant. Also yeilds very early.

Neutral

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

A 65 day hybrid semi-bush cultivar. Fruits are 7-8 lbs, dark orange with strong handles.