Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita maxima 'Lumina'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee)
Genus: Cucurbita (koo-KER-bih-ta)
Species: maxima (MAKS-ih-muh)
Cultivar: Lumina

Type
Pumpkin (winter)

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

Spacing
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Days to Maturity
91 to 100 days

Mature Skin Color
White

Size
12 to 20 pounds (5 to 9 kg)

Habit
Vining

Disease Resistance

Seed Type
Open Pollinated

Other details

Soil pH requirements
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

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

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow