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Pumpkin 'Baby Boo'   

Cucurbita pepo var. pepo

  • 9 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 10 stashed

Belonging to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo 'Baby Boo'), Baby Boo is a variety of Pumpkin. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white. Leaves appear approximately as a   Fern green colour.

PVP#9100011 issued to John Jaunsem
Date filed: 10/11/1990, Certificate Issued 02/28/1997
Years protected: 18

Produces bone-white mini pumpkins that are as enjoyable to look at as they are to eat.1

Baby Boo grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Baby Boo is known for growing with a forb-like habit 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, Baby Boo 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 Baby Boo have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Baby Boo

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Baby Boo is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. A soil ph of between 6.5 and 7.0 is ideal for Baby Boo as it does best in weakly acidic soil - neutral soil.

Growing Baby Boo from seed

Aim to sow 1.17 inches (3.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 4.94 feet (1.52 metres). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 21°C / 70°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Baby Boo

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

Harvesting Baby Boo

Harvest prior to full maturity because this one turns a very pale yellow when fully ripe.1