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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Jack-O-Lite'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo, 'Jack-O-Lite'

Common name: pumpkin

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Photo credit: Seeds of Change
Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Jack-O-Lite'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Jack-O-Lite'"

Cucurbita pepo 'Jack-O-Lite' has smooth skin that makes for ease in painting come Halloween time. Its compactness produces 8-15 lb fruits. 'Jack-O-Lite' is also excellent for carving and pie baking. Two basic shapes: round to slightly flattened or tall and elongated. Very finely ribbed. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 5-7 days. 90 days to maturity.

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