Rouge Vif d'Etampes Squash

Cucurbita maxima | SKU: 0411
$3.25 to $130.00
  • Bright red-orange fruit
  • Flattened fruits with wide ribs
  • Fruits grow to 20 pounds
  • Winter squash
  • 95 days
$3.25 to $130.00

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(C. maxima) (aka Bright Red Etampes, Cinderella) Beautiful French pumpkin introduced in the United States by W. Atlee Burpee in 1883; documented by Vilmorin the same year. Very flattened red-orange fruit with wide ribs, weighs up to 20 pounds. Favored by French chefs for rich soup stock. 95 days.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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.