Pumpkin 'Small Sugar'
Cucurbita pepo var. pepo
Belonging to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Small Sugar'), Small Sugar is a variety of Pumpkin. Small Sugar is a variety of heirloom OP Pumpkin .
This C. pepo variety produces 4-6 fruits, and the vines spread 10’ or more. Each fruit is 5-8 lbs, and “its smooth, creamy flesh is bright orange and quite sweet.” Amazingly good fresh, but also does well canned or frozen.1This variety is an Fruit 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.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Small Sugar Pumpkin is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Pumpkin 'Small Sugar'
Growing Small Sugar from seed
Transplanting Small Sugar
Harvesting Small Sugar
Pumpkin 'Small Sugar' information
How long does Small Sugar take to grow?
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Small Sugar pumpkins have been grown in the US at least since the Civil War.2
New England Pie
08 Jul 2012
No good germination.
01 Nov 2011
Three vines, one of which was broken, yielded 5 pumpkins. Which is one more than I buy at the store each year. Great flavor, fun to grow. Will grow again.
17 Sep 2011
This is a perfect little pumpkin. Hearty, disease and pest resistant, and the fruit is firm and tasty. Will definitely plant again.