Pumpkin, Winter Squash 'Dickinson'

Cucurbita moschata

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

91 to 100 days

101 to 110 days

Mature Skin Color:

Cream

Size:

35 to 100 pounds (16 to 45 kg)

Habit:

Vining

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Sonoma, California

Mackinaw, Illinois

Hanover, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 11, 2013, Bookerc1 from Mackinaw, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is the variety of winter squash grown by Libby's for their popular canned pumpkin puree.

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