PlantsGourds, Squashes and Pumpkins→Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo 'Small Sugar')

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Days to harvest: 100-115 days

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

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We open the Fall Harvested Vegetables Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Jan 4, 2014 11:19 AM

Heirloom seed, smooth 7" diameter pumpkins. The flesh is bright orange and thick, very sweet. Each vine will produce 3-4 pumpkins, and even the smaller ones can be used when it's pie making time.

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