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Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Cucurbita pepo var. pepo
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
2 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
1 week after last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
70-95 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
cucumber beetles, squash bugs
mosaic virus, bacterial blight, powdery mildew, downy mildew, blossom end rot, fusarium wilt
after vine dies, unless a frost is predicted
cure pumpkins in a warm, ventilated room for 1 to 2 weeks before storing for the winter
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