White Cushaw Pumpkins pk/20

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SKU PM44-20
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110 days. Cucurbita argyrosperma. Plant produces good yields of 20" long with curved neck pumpkin. The skin is white. It has thick yellow flesh making it excellent for making pies. Pumpkin can weigh up to 20 lbs. A colorful Halloween display. Also known as the Jonathon Pumpkin, White Salem Pumpkin, and White Cushaw Squash. Introduced by 1891 by Livingston. Resistant to squash vine borers. pk/20

Lot No: E3290

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 12/16

Cucurbita maxima

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 - 1 1/2"70 F to 85 F 7 to 10 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills 3 - 4 ft Apart 4 - 6 ft Hills 3 - 4 ft Apart100 - 120 days
Pumpkin Seed Planting Information:

Choose the sunniest and largest area in your garden. Plant 5 to 7 seeds outdoors in hills. Planting should in early spring to mid-summer, 3 weeks after last frost and when soil has warmed up to at least 70 F. Plants grow 2 ft tall and vines spread up to 10 ft.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile slightly acid soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant. Add well composted manure.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

Protect ripening pumpkins from damp ground by placing them on boards. Cut pumpkins carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines.

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