Pumpkin plant growing herbaceous creeping vine of the genus Cucurbita, Pumpkin plant annual plant also used as ornamental plant grow in subtropical, mediterranean, tropic or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4+

Flower color yellow with five lobs, female contain semi fruits that looks like a little Pumpkin plant, and male flower are smaller

Pumpkin plant fruits

Fruit color yellow-orange, the shape can be round, oblate or oval, the weight 5-100+ kg

Pumpkin plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Pumpkin plant growing and care:

Moist soil, Not watering on the leaves or the fruits, some species need trellising (the small ones),

What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Attacked easily

Planting season:
Spring

Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, aphids

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need to prune

Size of the plant?
1-7 m, 40-280 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Yellow flower with five lobs, female contain semi fruits that looks like a little Pumpkin plant, and male flower are smaller

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Powdery mildew, birds

What can be done with big quantities of Pumpkin plant fruits?
Eaten raw, cooked, grilled, stir fry

How long does it take to bear fruit?
45-90 days

Scientific name:

Cucurbita pepo var. pepo

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