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SQUASH Sweet Dumpling

Cucurbita pepo

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Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: Approx 12

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Attractive round, striped ribbed fruits with delicious sweet light orange flesh. Small fruits approximately 10 cm in diameter make it ideal for roasting whole, stuffing or soups.

Productive medium sized vines that are very productive. Good keeper.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with adequate amounts of water in full sun.

Tropical: All Year Round
Sub-tropical:
Spring to Summer
Temperate: Spring to Summer.
Cool climate: Mid-Spring to Mid-Summer.

Sow: 2cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3 seeds in a mound 70cm apart. Thin to the stongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 70cm
Row space: 70cm
Germination: 7-10 days
Maturity: 6-7 weeks

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