Pumpkin, Winter Squash
Cucurbita moschata 'Musquee de Provence'

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

Type
Pumpkin (winter)

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

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

Days to Maturity
81 to 90 days
91 to 100 days
101 to 110 days
111 to 120 days
more than 120 days

Mature Skin Color
Medium Green
Orange
Multi-colored

Size

Habit
Vining

Disease Resistance

Seed Type
Open Pollinated

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
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