Plant Care Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

About Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Cucurbita maxima 'Rouge Vif D'Etampes'
Cucurbita
Cucurbitaceae
Cucurbitales

Also known as

Cinderella Pumpkin

How to care for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

💦 Water

How often to water your Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Water needs for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes
0.5 cups
every 9

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes Water Frequency →

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes Light Requirements →

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes →

When and How to Successfully Repot Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes →


💩 Fertilizer

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes

Pumpkin Rougue Vif D'Etampes


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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