Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo 'Winter Luxury Pie') in the Gourds, Squashes and Pumpkins Database

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: Ground cover
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Edible Parts: Fruit
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Date: 2014-08-12
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Date: 2014-08-10
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2014-07-30Not yet ready.
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: Oct 24, 2011They are netted like cantaloupes.
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Posted by Anderwood (North Branch, MN - Zone 4b) on Feb 1, 2015 8:27 PM

I got these seeds from the Whitinger Seed company last year after hearing from @dave and @trish that they were hands down the best for dessert. I would definitely agree!

I only got two fruits per plant, but they were planted amongst a very crowded hugel bed.

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