Pumpkin - Buttercup
A dark green pumpkin with grey button on the base. It has dense, stringless flesh and nutty flavour. Produces 10-12 pumpkins per vine of 2-3kg in size.
Sow 3cm deep; Plant spacing at 90-120cm apart; Germination period between 5-10 days; Soil temperatures between 20˚C - 32˚C; Harvest time approx. 15-20 weeks.
They are inclined
to take over a veggie patch, so grow in an area where they can spread out. They
enjoy warm soil and are frost sensitive. For best results, grow in well
drained, fertile soil high in organic matter. Consistent and plentiful moisture
is required. Companions – sweet corn.
Seed quantity - 12