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Pumpkin 'Flat White Boer'

Cucurbita pepo var. pepo

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Flat White Boer is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Pumpkin variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Flat White Boer'. Flat White Boer is a variety of hybrid OP Pumpkin . This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Flat White Boer is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.48 cm (that's 11.89 inches in imperial).

Flat White Boer Pumpkin is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Flat White Boer have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Flat White Boer

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Flat White Boer is thought of as hardy, so Flat White Boer will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Flat White Boer are Zone 3 and Zone 11. Flat White Boer tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.5 and 7.0 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Flat White Boer from seed

Sow in spring

Look to ensure a distance 4.94 feet (1.52 metres) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 21°C / 70°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Flat White Boer about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Flat White Boer

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Flat White Boer is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Flat White Boer

120 days to harvest

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early autumn.

Other Names for Pumpkin 'Flat White Boer'

FW Boer, FW Boer VN, Flat White Boer VN

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