Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita pepo 'Cronus'

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

Type
Pumpkin (winter)

Height
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Days to Maturity
111 to 120 days

Mature Skin Color

Size
35 to 100 pounds (16 to 45 kg)

Habit

Disease Resistance

Seed Type
Hybrid

Other details

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

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow