PUMPKIN Autumn Crown - Cucuribta moschata

SKU: V 687
Stock: Out Of Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 8-10

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

An early-maturing pumpkin around 1.5 kilos in weight with excellent eating quality. Uniformly shaped flattened fruits like the "Grey Crown and Long Island Cheese” but with the beige colour of a Buttercup Pumpkin. Fruits have rich orange coloured flesh with a small seed cavity.
Produces on average around 5 fruits on compact semi-bush type vines making it ideal for small spaces. Good keeper.

A very versatile with a great taste that is ideal as a roast or steamed vegetable or as an alternative to pumpkin in pies, roasts or soups.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers rich soil with a generous amount of water in full sun.

Grow notes:

TropicalAll Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer

Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in a direct in growing position. Thin to the two strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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