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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Small Sugar'

Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo, 'Small Sugar'

Common name: pumpkin

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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
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Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
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edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita pepo, 'Small Sugar'"

Cucurbita pepo 'Small Sugar' produces high quality stringless, thick, sweet flesh in a 5-8 lb. pumpkin. Came from selections started in the 1800's. 'Small Sugar' pumpkins make delicious pies. Dependable and easy to grow. Lightly ribbed. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 100 days to maturity.

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