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Warty Goblin Pumpkin

Cucurbita maxima 'Warty Goblin'

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Warty Goblin Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima 'Warty Goblin') at Roger's Gardens

Warty Goblin Pumpkin fruit

Warty Goblin Pumpkin fruit

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Height:  24 inches

Spacing:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Description:

Lumpy and bumpy, this unique variety is perfect for fall décor and culinary use; large, rounded pumpkins with deep orange skin and green warts, grow upwards of 20lbs; this selection has a lovely sweet and nutty flavor, great for soups, pies and roasting

Edible Qualities

Warty Goblin Pumpkin is an annual vegetable plant that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces large orange round fruit with green spots 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
  • Freezing

Planting & Growing

Warty Goblin Pumpkin will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 9 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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