Green mottled stripes on greenish white skin, light yellow flesh, mild flavour similar to button squash, hard thin rind, pear shaped with bent neck, favourite for boiling, baking and pies. Heat tolerant trailing vine, 5kg to 7kg fruit stores well. Originates from the Caribbean. Sow spring and summer. 75 to 115 days.
Summer vine, originating from the America. Fruit kept for winter eating. For seed saving it is best to grow only one variety within 2km. Can save seeds from ripe fruit when eating. Likes rich soil. Harvest as vine dies off and stem dries out. Sow after last frost.
5-12 seeds per gram
Pumpkin planting information:
|Plant space cm:||90-120|
|Row space cm:||250-300|
|Best soil temp:||20-32 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||5-12|
|Rate per hectare:||1.5-2.5kg|
|Average days to maturity:||105-140|