PUMPKIN Grey Crown (Organic Heirloom)
Stock: 288 Available
Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: 6
An heirloom pumpkin from New Zealand with rounded flattened fruits growing from 2-5 kilos in weight and 30cm in diameter.
A blue-grey skinned pumpkin with sweet and orange/yellow flesh. A great baking pumpkin.
Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin A & C, folate, potassium, niacin and dietary fibre.
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