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Botanical name: Cucurbita pepo 'Sweet Dumpling'
Other names: Squash 'Sweet Dumpling'
Variety or cultivar: 'Sweet Dumpling' _ 'Sweet Dumpling' is a good variety of squash producing many small, rounded, white with green striped vegetables with good flavour in autumn.
Cucurbita pepo 'Sweet Dumpling' is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Fruit: Green, White, Striped in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Irregular
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Cucurbita pepo 'Sweet Dumpling' (Squash 'Sweet Dumpling') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.9m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks
Cultivation: Plant in deep, fertile, sandy, and ideally slightly acidic soil. Squash are not hardy - site in full sun in a sheltered position. Soak seeds before germination. Squash plants started under cover can be planted out once all danger of frost is past.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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