Also known as the Cinderella pumpkin, 'Rouge Vif D'Etampes' produces bright orange fruit which is both beautiful and edible. For those with a little extra space, ornamental squash make a fun addition to the vegetable patch. A charming seasonal decor accent.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: 1/2”
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 24-36”
Approx seeds per packet: 10
How to sow:
Direct seeding is highly recommended as plants do not transplant well. Sow when soil has warmed up and all danger of frost has passed. Pinching is not necessary.
Harvest fruit when colour is fully developed and stem begins to turn brown. For long term storage, cure in a dry and warm place for 5 to 7 days before placing into storage. 100-110 days to maturity.