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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Kikuza'

Botanical name: Cucurbita moschata 'Kikuza'

Common name: pumpkin

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Kikuza'

at a glance

Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Kikuza'"

Slightly wrinkled and deeply ribbed skin characterize 'Kikuza' pumpkins. This Japanese variety, also boasts colorful opaque/yellow colored fruit with thick flesh that is both sweet and tender but has a slightly spicy taste to it. Enjoy this variety either roasted or baked. Maturity in 93 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Japan

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