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PUMPKIN Butternut Sunset QHI

Cucuribta Hybrid

Stock: Available

$3.70

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 12

A very similar fruit to the Butternut Large with high yielding of highly uniform blocky shape with attractive creamy skin and sweet dark orange flesh and a small seed cavity.
The advantages of this hybrid is the vigour and intermediate resistance to PRSV (A Pumpkin Strain of Papaya ringspot virus) and ZYMV (zucchini yellow mosaic virus) and a partial resistance to etch.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with 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 direct in growing position. Thin to to the stwo strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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