Whangaparoa Crown Pumpkin – Vegetable Seeds

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The Whangaparoa Crown Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) is a popular heirloom variety, thin grey skin and deep orange flesh, making it ideal for roasting, with the added bonus of excellent storing properties.

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The Whangaparoa Crown Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) is a popular heirloom variety, thin grey skin and deep orange flesh, making it ideal for roasting, with the added bonus of excellent storing properties.

How To Grow:

Sow 12mm deep direct in final position when soil has warmed up.
Sow seeds in clumps of 2 seeds, spacing each clump 60cm apart.
Soil should not be over fertilised to avoid excessive leaf growth. Keep well watered.
When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out their growing tips to encourage side shoots.
Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.
When To Plant:

South Island: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
North Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Harvest: 16-18 weeks

Quantity: 10 seeds

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