Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Magic Lantern'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: pepo (PEP-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Magic Lantern
Hybridized by Ted Superak
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Days to Maturity:

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Mature Skin Color:

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Size:

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Habit:

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Disease Resistance:

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Seed Type:

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Other details:

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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

Foliage Color:

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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:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 22, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A semi-bush 16-24 lb Howden type hybrid. Tolerant to powdery mildew.