(Cucurbita moschata) (aka Potiron Bronze de Montlhéry) An heirloom
cheese pumpkin from the South of France,
introduced to American gardeners in 1899 by
Vaughan’s Seed Store in Chicago. Gorgeous squashes,
up to 20 pounds in weight, look like wheels of cheese,
and ripen from green to burnt sienna. Deep orange
flesh is dense and of superb table quality. Very long
shelf life. Intolerant of cold. 110 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.