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PlantFiles: Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Agriset 9001'

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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: Agriset 9001

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Type:
Pumpkin (winter)

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

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color:
Gray
Light Green

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 31, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This selection of Tropical Calabaza Squash is also known as a "Cuban Pumpkin". Large pumpkin-like fruit are produced along trailing vines which may spread 20 feet from the seeding site. Each plant commonly produces two to five round fruits.
Fruits are green with lighter green markings turning tan at maturity. Average Fruit weights range from 15 to 30 lbs.



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