This variety will give you the rapid development of very large fruit and bark very red flesh. Its excellent conservation will let you perform many winter dishes. The bright red pumpkin Etampes is particularly recommended for soups.
1. Sowing: Sow 4-5 seeds, in a sheltered place, from February to May in small distant shallow holes 1m x 1,50 m.
2. Thinning: When your plants have 3-4 leaves, keep in each hole only the strongest and tear others.
3. Harvest: Harvest from August to December.
Pumpkin likes the proximity of radish as it repels insects and aphids.