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PlantFiles: Pumpkin
Cucurbita pepo 'Phantom'

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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: Phantom
Hybridized by Manuel Rosas; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

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

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

Days to Maturity:
101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:
Orange

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

Habit:
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 grew very well in my garden. They produce excellent quality pumpkins.

Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 24, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid Howden type; large, uniform fruit; dark orange rind; strong vine, strong fruit handle from Seminis. Fruits are 20 - 30 lbs and ready in about 110 days.

Regional...

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

Leetonia, Ohio



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