PUMPKIN ROUGE VIF D`ETAMPES - Cucurbita maxima Duchesne.
One of the oldest and most popular kinds of pumpkins. Vegetation period is 100-110 days. In order to obtain early harvest, seedlings are grown in pots. In order to grow bigger pumpkins, a part of the grassroots is removed, with 2 or 3 left. The fruit is brightly orange, round with flat ends, ribbed; grow up to 5-15 kg. Their pulp is orange and has a nice taste. Grow best in sunny, sandy loam or clay loam soil, sheltered from winds. Holds great until summer. Suitable for fresh consumption, baking, frying, boiling. 1g contains approximately 2-5 seeds.
Middle late variety. Produces middle sized 10 kg fruits. Orange-yellow flesh. Good storage ability.
A French heirloom variety resembling Cinderella s carriage and earning it its nickname "Cinderella" this pumpkin has attractive flame-orange-red flesh, low seed content and full, moderately sweet flavour, and so is excellent for cooking but is also popular simply for its decorative uses.
Тыква крупноплодная "Руж виф де Тамп".
Среднепоздний сорт (100-110 дней) французской селекции.
Плоды достигают веса 10 кг. Мякоть плотная, оранжево-жёлтого цвета. Хорошо хранятся.
Eng.: Pumpkin. Suom.: Jättikurpitsa. Sven.: Jättepumpa. Bot.: Cucurbita maxima Duchesne