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Binomial Name Cucurbita pepo
Taxon Species
Description Pumpkins are squash cultivars that are round to oval in shape with thick, slightly ribbed skin that varies from deep yellow to orange in color. Their flesh ranges from yellow to gold and has large seeds. Like other members of the Cucurbitaceae family, they grow on sprawling vines. Different varieties of pumpkins are grown for food or decoration.
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed indoors (and transplant outside after seedlings are hardened off) or outdoors
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