Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima 'Bon Bon'
Spacing: 3 seeds per hill in hills 6 - 8 feet apart.
Depth: 1 inch.
Spread: Vining. Vigorous 8 to 12 foot vines.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Green foliage.
Fruit: Large 4 - 5 lb. fruits. Deep orange flesh is deliciiously sweet.
Days To Maturity: 95 days.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-draained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 15 seeds per packet.
Comments: Deep green fruits are a blocky shape, rather flat on top, with a proper gray buttercup button on the bottom. Weight averages 4-5 pounds. The flesh is thick, deep orange, with an average brix (measure of sweetness) of 14-16 with an average dry matter of 18-20%. Vigorous growth, medium vine, average 8-12 feet. The young plants are more upright in growth and the mature vines are somewhat shorter.