PUMPKIN Galeux D’Eysines


Cucuribta maxima

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 5

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A unique decorative French heirloom variety 5-9 kg with salmon-pink skin covered by “peanut" warts. Bright orange flesh is sweet, firm, and without fibrous strings making it perfect for pies, steaming, baking and soups.

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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