PUMPKIN & WINTER SQUASHVEGETABLE SEEDS
Pumpkin and Winter Squash are both long keeping cucurbits that are locally referred to as Pumpkins. There is no difference in culture or use. Constant watering and heavy feeding are required for good crops. Sow October to December (cold): September to January (temp): July to March (trop). Sow into warm soil, in groups of 3 or 4 seeds, with 1 to 1.5 metres between clumps. Thin to the strongest. 5-14 s/g
PUMPKIN AND WINTER SQUASH
Six seeds each of five varieties, separately packed. Included are Golden Nugget, Waltham Butternut, Jarrahdale, Red Hubbard and Queensland Blue.
A surprise packet of all our best Pumpkins and Winter Squash to give a little interest to the garden.
PUMPKIN - BUSH TYPES:
Small dark green ribbed “Acorn” fruit on a small space saving plant. Keeps well.
Delicious good keeping orange fruit the size of a grapefruit. Bush sometimes produces short runners. Prolific.
MEDIUM SIZED VINES:
Fruit rounded with dry deep orange flesh. Skin blue/grey and around 15 cm. across. Keeps well. Packets only.
A high quality Butternut strain. Smaller than Hercules. Ideal for both gardener and the Commercial grower.
Small mottled green fruit (around 2 kg.) with very dry deep orange flesh. Highly regarded by the Japanese, this cultivar is absolutely number 1 for taste.
Exceptionally dry and fine flavoured. Soft skinned, this mottled yellow and green medium size pumpkin is rapidly gaining popularity. Not suited to cool areas. Sometimes called Kent.
1839: Sunset QHI (new!)
(C. moschata). This uniform large Butternut is high yielding and has an attractive cream skin and deep orange flesh. The seed cavity is small. Plants have some virus resistance. Australian developed.
LARGE VINE TYPES:
A blue/grey skinn4ed Hubbard. Solid fruit with dry orange flesh weigh up to 9 kg. Keeps well.
Excellent storing, handling and eating cultivar with grey skin and deep orange flesh. Good market cultivar with good sized fruit.
Beautiful tasty fruit can be eaten immature when it tastes like a mixture of potato and pumpkin, or when mature as normal. Excellent keeper with hard dark green skin. Must be sown with another cultivar to ensure good fruit set.
Popular and highly regarded, this cultivar has maintained its popularity for over 100 years. Our strain has excellent flavour and storage features.
Small (20 cm) rounded bright red/orange fruit with excellent taste and keeping qualities. Packets only.
Sorry, this product is sold out for 2020.
Medium sized fruit (30 to 40 cm.), on vigorous vines. Skin light grey with deep orange flesh. Prolific, tasty and reliable.