Pumpkin – Jarrahdale


C. maxima

(W.A. Grey) Excellent storing, handling, and eating variety with grey skin and deep orange flesh. Good market variety. Well known for its flavour.



approx. 5-14 s/g.

Pumpkin and Winter Squash are both long keeping cucurbits that locally are referred to as Pumpkins. There is no difference in culture or use. Constant water 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.

Best sown October to December (cold), September to January (warm) and July to March in the tropics.  Sow seed 3 cm deep,  in groups of 3, thinning to the strongest after germination.  Space groups 2 metres apart.  Expect seeds to germinate in 7 – 10 days at 26 deg. C. soil temperature.

CAUTION Seed may be treated with a pre-emergence fungicide. Do not use as stock food. Only for use as SEED for SOWING,

Additional information


1 Pkt. (15 seeds), 25g

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