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Cucuribta pepo

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Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 10


A prolific dark orange pumpkin 15-20 cm in diameter. A cross between “Sugar Pie” and “Jack O' Lantern” the vines yield excellent quality fruits with a sweet yellow/orange flesh.

The fine textured flesh make it an ideal pumpkin of pies and roasting.

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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