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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Hopi Orange'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima, 'Hopi Orange'

Common name: winter squash

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima, 'Hopi Orange'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
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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 maxima, 'Hopi Orange'"

Cucurbita maxima 'Hopi Orange' has tasty, juicy and fibrous flesh perfect for pies and soups. Fruits are produced on vigorous vines yielding pumpkin-shaped fruits that are excellent keepers. 'Hopi Orange' looks great in an array along with other winter squashes of different colors and shapes. Planting depth: .5-1 inch. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 90 days to maturity.

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