Seed Exchange - (C. moschata) East Coast historic variety long remembered as a great pie squash by people in New York and New Jersey. Mentioned as early as 1806 by Bernard McMahon of Philadelphia. Named for its resemblance to a wheel of cheese. Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored pumpkins average 6-12 pounds. Sweet deep orange flesh. Good keeper. 90-100 days.
Sweet, deep orange flesh
Flattened, ribbed, buff-colored fruits grow to 6-12 pounds
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
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