All are bush unless noted.

All are Curcurbita pepo except Zapallo and Tromboncino.

They should do well anywhere that has adequate soil.

Plant in warm soil, 70 degrees or more, or start indoors 1 month before last frost and plant out once weather has warmed. 

Likes well-composted soil and reliable water. Likes some watering. Pick fruits small and often.

Curcurbita spp. H/Matures 7-10/Harvest 17+/Yield 35-475/Spacing 15-18"


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