Green-Striped Cushaw Pumpkin


About- Very similar to Neck Pumpkins, regarding use in pies. Rind is white with green stripes and the flesh is bright orange. Grows on long vigorous vines.

When and Where to Plant- Plant outside after all chance of frost has passed and the soil temperature is above 65 F degrees. Prefers heavily amended soils and full sun. To avoid downy mildew, water at the base of the plants.

Care and Harvest- Harvest when the stem begins to turn brown and woody, and when the fruit becomes hard. When removing from the vine, leave a couple inches of stem attached to the pumpkin. Cure in a dry or sunny place for a week and then store in a cool room for up to 4 months.

Planting Depth- 1"

Seed Spacing- 18"

Spacing Between Rows- 36"

Days to Germination- 5-10

Plant Spacing- 24"

Days to Maturity- 95

Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 25