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Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin

Cucurbita maxima 'Cinderella's Carriage'

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Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima 'Cinderella's Carriage') at Roger's Gardens

Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin fruit

Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin fruit

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Height:  20 inches

Spacing:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Other Names:  Cinderella Pumpkin

Description:

A stunning variety fit for any princess; produces unique looking and delicious pumpkins on vigorous vines; flat, scarlet-orange pumpkins with deep ridges, grow upwards of 30lbs each; lovely sweet and nutty flavor, perfect for soups, pies and roasting

Edible Qualities

Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin is an annual vegetable plant that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces large orange round fruit with scarlet overtones and orange flesh which are typically harvested when mature. The fruits have a sweet taste.

The fruit are most often used in the following ways:

  • Cooking
  • Baking

Planting & Growing

Cinderella's Carriage Pumpkin will grow to be about 20 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 3 feet apart. This vegetable plant is an annual, which means that it will grow for one season in your garden and then die after producing a crop.

This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone over the growing season to conserve soil moisture. This is a selection of a native North American species.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
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