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PlantFiles: Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Thai Large Pumpkin'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta) (Info)
Species: moschata (MOSS-kuh-ta) (Info)
Cultivar: Thai Large Pumpkin

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

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

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Cream

Size:
7 to 11 pounds (3 to 5 kg)
12 to 20 pounds (5 to 9 kg)

Habit:
Vining

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open Pollinated

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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Black colored squash turn tan in storage. The fruit are flattened, ribbed and have a textured skin, 10 lbs. each. The yellow flesh is thick and sweet, great in soups, fried and baked. The vines are perfect for hot, humid climates and set heavy yields.

Regional...

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

Liberty Hill, Texas
Woodbridge, Virginia



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