Pumpkin Collection

All three here taste fantastic – rich and treacly – and last for many months inside. I really recommend them. More
3 seedlings 511335-3 £4.95 Delivery early April
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I love eating pumpkins and squash and with a select crew of truly beautiful home-grown varieties, I love using them in winter-long still lives even more.

All three here taste fantastic - rich and treacly - and last for many months inside. I really recommend them.

This collection contains 1 seedling each of:
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Ground Cover, Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 35-60cm (14-24in)
Spacing 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant out after the last frosts.
Care Tips Water well, and avoid the plant becoming dry. Mulch well. Dig in plenty of manure before planting.
Storing Store throughout the winter in a place with good air circulation. For best results, hang in an onion bag.
Harvesting August-October
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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