(Cucurbita moschata) East Coast heirloom long remembered as a great
pie squash by people in New York and New Jersey.
Introduced in 1807 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
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip 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.
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