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Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin

Cucurbita maxima 'Galeuse D'Eysines'

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Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima 'Galeuse D'Eysines') at Roger's Gardens

Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin fruit

Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin fruit

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Height:  30 inches

Spacing:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Other Names:  Peanut Pumpkin


Lumpy and bumpy, this unique heirloom variety is perfect for fall décor and culinary use; slightly flattened pumpkins with salmon pink skin, covered in warts, grow upwards of 15lbs; lovely sweet and nutty flavor great for pies and roasting

Edible Qualities

Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin is an annual vegetable plant that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces large salmon round fruit with 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

Galeuse D'Eysines Pumpkin will grow to be about 30 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, and it is considered by many to be an heirloom variety.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

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