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Characteristics: Annual vine
Seed per packet: 10
This marvellous old heirloom pumpkin dating back to 1890 grows on short vines and produces superb fruits to 3kg. The great tasting, sweet smooth flesh with a silky texture are ideal for pies or puree.
Winter Luxury is not only a attractive ornamental but is also superb for eating.
Pumpkin is a good source of vitamin A & C, folate, potassium, niacin and dietary fibre.
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