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PUMPKIN Cushaw Orange (Heirloom)

Cucurbita moschata

Stock: Available

$4.10

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 6

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A rare Cushaw type of pumpkin with creamy yellow skinned with orange stripes and a pale orange flesh. Easy to grow variety of pumpkin that produces good yields o fruits up to 60 cm long and 5-9 kilos in weight. Similar in taste to squash. A popular heirloom variety that stores 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

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