Vpu 5010rouge
Days To Maturity : 95-110
Germination Days : 5-10
Planting Depth : 1.5-2
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 15
Spacing : 30
When To Plant : Spring
When To Plant : Summer
15 PKTs Available
Rouge Vif D'Etampes P... VPU-5010



"Cinderella pumpkin"

Grown for centuries in France, this heirloom pumpkin is perhaps the most beautiful of all pumpkins.

Distinctive flattened, deeply ribbed fruits are deep orange to bright flame red.

Fruits reach 30 lbs. Prolific yielder. Freezes well, much-used in soups and pies.

BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbita maxima


Start seeds in flats or pots. Keep soil just damp, don't overwater. Transplant seedlings 30" apart after danger of frost is pasy, disturbing the roots as little as possible. Preferably plant into a rich, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Give it full sun and plenty of water. Do not harvest until skin is thoroughly hardened.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 14-16/Harvest 0-4/Yield 48-191/Spacing 30"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Tolerates hot weather, easy to grow, stores well

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The only pumpkin I will grow!
on 11/10/11 by April in OR

We even planted late due to an odd spring here in oregon and wow what a high yeild..off of three med sized Rouge pumpkins we froze 30 pints of pumpkin pie filling! nice thick flesh and skin ideal for baking in..storing over the winter..min seeds not stringy at all..