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Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: V 687-5g
Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram: Approx. 8-10
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.
Tropical: All 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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