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SKU Code: V 385
Characteristics: Fruiting vine
Seed per packet: Approx. 12
Seed per gram: Approx. 5
A large old Australian variety of pumpkin with dark slate grey heavily ribbed skin. Fruits mature to 3-5 kg (6-11 lbs) with a sweet, deep orange flesh.
A top variety of pumpkin that keeps extremely well.
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
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
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