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Pumpkin 'Mammoth'

Cucurbita pepo var. pepo

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Belonging to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Mammoth'), Mammoth is a variety of 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. Mammoth is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.48 cm (that's 11.89 inches in imperial).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Mammoth Pumpkin is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Mammoth

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Mammoth is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Mammoth are Zone 3 and Zone 11. A soil ph of between 6.5 and 7.0 is ideal for Mammoth as it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Mammoth from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 4.94 feet (1.52 metres) between Pumpkin plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 21°C / 70°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Mammoth

As Mammoth is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Mammoth