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Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Bumpkin'

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

Pumpkin (winter)

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity:

81 to 90 days

Mature Skin Color:

Orange

Size:

2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 kg)

Habit:

Semi-bush

Disease Resistance:

Powdery Mildew (PM)

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:

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 29, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A small pumpkin, semibush, tolerant to Powdery Mildew.