Good crops of 6lb fruits which are perfect for Halloween carving, and the rich orange flesh is tasty and ideal for pumpkin pies. Good for storing. Crops in 120 Days.
Sowing Instructions. Sow April to May. Germinate in 7.5cm (3in) pots at 20-30C (68-86F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Apply a layer of compost or vermiculite, 1cm (½in) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container in a polythene bag until after germination which takes 5-10 days.
Growing Instructions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 75cm (30in) apart. Can also be sown direct outdoors once the soil has warmed. Sow 3 seeds every 60cm (24in) and thin out to the best seedling.
Aftercare Instructions. Prefers well drained, moist, rich soil in full sun. Harvest August until first frosts. Stores well for use throughout winter
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