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Sunlight PMR Pumpkin

Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Sunlight PMR'

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Sunlight PMR Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Sunlight PMR') at Roger's Gardens

Sunlight PMR Pumpkin fruit

Sunlight PMR Pumpkin fruit

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Height:  18 inches

Spacing:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)


A lovely, disease resistant, vining plant that produces wonderful pumpkins that kids love; small and yellow with smooth skinned and slight ridges reaching 7lbs each; sweet with fine grained flesh, perfect for pumpkin pies and roasted seeds

Edible Qualities

Sunlight PMR Pumpkin is an annual vegetable plant that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. The entire above-ground parts of the plant are edible, and are typically harvested when mature. The edible parts have a sweet taste and a fleshy texture.

The plant is most often used in the following ways:

  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Freezing

Planting & Growing

Sunlight PMR Pumpkin will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 4 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 type or pH. 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 selected variety of a species not originally from North America.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

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