General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

Common names
  • Pumpkin
  • Winter Squash
  • Muscat Squash

Photo Gallery

Date: 2021-07-31

Date: 2021-08-11
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2019-09-24

Date: 2021-09-04
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Date: Summer 2021
Unripe Musquee de Provence squash in the patch, attached to the v

Date: 2021-08-19
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Date: Summer 2021
The ripe Musquee de Provence at full color

Date: 2021-07-28

Date: 2021-08-23

Date: 2021-08-27

Date: 2021-08-19

Date: 2021-08-16

Date: 2021-07-24

Date: 2021-10-09

Date: 2021-08-23
Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2020-04-18

Date: 2021-08-27
Location: Maplewood, mn
Date: November 
Musquee de Provence

Date: 2021-06-30

Date: 2021-07-20

Date: 2021-08-14

Date: 2021-10-09

 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Nationale Plantentuin (Meise - Brussel - Belgium)
Date: 2019-10-21

Date: 2021-07-31

Date: 2021-08-23
Location: Calaveras County, CA
Date: 2015-10-24

Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Calaveras County, CA
Date: 2021-01-06

Sliced in half
  • Posted by CorabethGodsey (South Dakota Micro-climate 4-6 - Zone 5a) on Jun 2, 2024 1:47 PM concerning plant:
    This wonderful winter squash is a Cucurbita Moschata and highly resistant to the squash vine borer. Each plant gave me two 20 lb fruits. Pretty good, as I practice high intensity gardening; these plants were closely spaced. I am plagued by the SVB, even some moschata varieties have a hard time in my garden as the SVB infestation is so high. But the Musquee de Provence always comes through with no damage. The stems are quite thick. I seed them in April, transplant outside in May. They fruit in July, gain full size by early September and ripen to that gorgeous orange in late September.
  • Posted by Faerygardener (CA Sierra Foothills, Calaveras County - Zone 8b) on Apr 6, 2024 11:10 AM concerning plant:
    Hot and dry summer climate here. Mine didn't get as large as others. It is very tasty with a good amount of flesh compared to the seed cavity. It is not prolific at all for me - just a fruit or two per vine. I have others that handle my growing conditions better, but I occasionally grow it as it is lovely. I haven't tried to store it.

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