(Cucurbita pepo) (aka Citrouille de Touraine, French Tours) A French
heirloom field pumpkin, named for its place of
origin, and listed by Vilmorin as early as 1856.
Large-fruited (17 pounds), with distinctive large
oil seeds with wide margins which were once used
in the manufacture of sugar-coated pills and as a
remedy for tapeworm. Great for displays and carving.
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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