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PUMPKIN Grey Crown (Organic Heirloom)

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Cucuribta maxima

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 6

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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


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