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SKU Code: V 645.
Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: Approx. 18
Seed per gram: Approx. 10
An heirloom variety of pumpkin the Crookneck is the ancestor of the butternut pumpkin that is commercially grown today.
Produces bottle-shaped fruits with curved necks with a sweet nutty taste.
Delicious roasted, steamed or in pumpkin pies and 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 directly in the growing position. Thin to the two most vigorous plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.