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PUMPKIN Sweet Dumpling (Heirloom)

Curcubita pepo

Stock: Available


Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: Approx 10

Produces high yields of small attractive green and yellow striped pumpkins around 500-500 grams each with a sweet flavour and an excellent texture.
One of the sweetest pumpkins available that are a great size for stuffing and baking whole in the oven.

Ideal for small areas, can be grown in containers on the patio or on balconies.
A good keeper pumpkin that stores well into winter months.

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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