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Approximately 6.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cucurbita ficifolia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
oval, GREEN - CREAM, large, stores well
15-25cm. dia., lobed
|Cucurbita ficifolia sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cucurbita ficifolia:
|Cucurbita melanosperma, Pepo ficifolia,|
Common names for Cucurbita ficifolia:
|(pour choucroute, recette avalable), (pour confiture 'cheveux d'ange'), Abobora-Chila, Black-Seed Squash, Calabaza, Chilacayota, Chilacayote, Cidra, Courge a feuilles de figuier, Courge a graines noires, Courge de siam, Courge gros malabar, Courge gros malabar, Feigenblattkurbis, Fig-leaf Gourd, Malabar Gourd, Melon de Malabar, Sidra, Silacayote, Zambo,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cucurbita ficifolia seeds will usually germinate in 15-29 days.
Sow Cucurbita ficifolia seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)