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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Rouge Vif D'tampes'

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima 'Rouge Vif D'tampes'

Common name: winter squash

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita maxima 'Rouge Vif D'tampes'

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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 maxima 'Rouge Vif D'tampes'"

Attractive looking fruit with sweet tasting flesh characterize 'Rouge Vif D'tampes' winter squash. This French heirloom, features flat and deeply ribbed, vivid red fruit with orange colored flesh. A choice for pies, or if harvested early it can be fried. Additionally, it can be left intact for Fall decorating. Maturity in 115 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in France

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