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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Shishigatani'

Botanical name: Cucurbita moschata 'Shishigatani'

Common name: pumpkin

also known as (toonas makino)

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Winter Squash and Pumpkins: Cucurbita moschata 'Shishigatani'

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 'Shishigatani'"

Deeply ribbed and warted fruit characterize 'Shishigatani' pumpkins. This odd looking variety sports bottle shaped fruit whose skin initially is a gorgoues dark green and matures to tan. Ideal for decorating or ornamental purposes. Maturity in 85-110 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in Japan

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