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PlantFiles: Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo 'Neon'

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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)
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:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive 3wer4c 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 Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Leetonia, Ohio



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