PU668A - Musquee d'Hiver de Provence
C. moschata. The deeply cut lobes and ribs of this gorgeous French heirloom distinguish it as one of the most decorative of all winter squash. Musquee d'Hiver de Provence also happens to have very rich, sweet, deep orange, finely flavoured flesh that is never watery. The seeds can be roasted, and the cured fruits will keep into the following spring. Give this remarkable pumpkin room to grow and very fertile soil, and it will return the favour with 20 lbfruits with thick walls and incredible storage potential. When ripe, the fruits change from dark green to a buff like salmon colour.
Matures in 120 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
- Most decorative of all winter squash
- Very rich, sweet, finely flavoured flesh
- Cured fruits will keep to the following spring
- Open-pollinated seeds
- Matures in 120 days
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How To Grow
The thick walls of some pumpkins are wonderful for cooking and store well all winter. Pumpkins for carving are thinner walled so kids can decorate them easily. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Pumpkins from seed Guide and have some Halloween fun this fall!