Musquee de Provence Squash Pumpkin, 1800's Historic Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF

Musquee de Provence Squash Pumpkin, 1800's Historic Heirloom

$2.95 $3.25 -10% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Beautiful French pumpkin: An historic cheese pumpkin from the South of France, available in the U.S. as early as 1895 from Vaughan's Seed Store in Chicago. Gorgeous squashes, up to 20 pounds in weight, look like wheels of cheese and ripen from green to burnt sienna. The deep orange flesh is dense and of superb table quality. Very long shelf life. Intolerant of cold. 110 days, (C. moschata) (aka Potiron Bronze de Montlhéry)

Characteristics: 

  • Fruits grow up to 20 pounds
  • Deep orange flesh is dense and flavorful
  • Does not tolerate cold
  • Winter squash for storage
  • 110 days
  • 25 seeds per packet 
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    Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.

    Plant 1/2" deep

    Hill 6-8 seeds together

    Thin to 3-4 plants

    Light: Full Sun 

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