Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Pumpkin - Jarrahdale

$3.50

Pumpkin - Jarrahdale

Cucurbita maxima

A popular market variety with blue grey skin and bright orange flesh. Medium to large fruit up to 5kg.

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