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PlantFiles: Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato'

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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: Thelma Sanders Sweet Potato

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Type:
Acorn (winter)

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

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

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Mature Skin Color:
White
Cream

Size:
2 to 3 pounds (1 to 2 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 25, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Cream-colored acorn-type squash. Trailing vines are enormously productive. 85-90 days.

Regional...

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

Danbury, Connecticut
Winthrop, Maine
Charlotte, North Carolina



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