Pumpkin: French Cinderella

Pumpkin: French Cinderella - Seeds & Bulbs

Pumpkin - French

Cucurbita maxima

Also known s Rouge Vif D'etampes, this is a beautiful french Heirloom pumpkin with deep ridges. It grows to 1' - 2' across and can weigh as much as 20 pounds. Flesh is excellent eaten as a winter squash.

Average Count: 12 seeds

Days to Maturity: 110
When to Sow Outside: Spring, 2-4 weeks after average last frost date and when soil temperatures have risen above 60F.
When to Sow Inside: Not recommended except in very short season climates. Start 3-4 weeks before last frost date in individual peat or fiber pots.
Seed Depth: 1"
Seed Spacing: 6 seeds per hill
Hill Spacing: 4' - 6'
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When plants have several leaves, thin to three per hill.

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