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The most handsome squash you can grow – like a living sculpture in the garden. It's delicious too, with rich, waxy flesh and is exceptionally long storing. I absolutely love this in the garden and kitchen.

Genus Cucurbita
Group/Species maxima
Variety Marina di Chioggia
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Pumpkin
Border Position Ground Cover, Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 2.1m (7ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow April/early June in a propagator or direct sow in late May. Try to leave 90cm between each plant when setting out.
Care Tips Plant out once frosts have passed.
Harvesting August - November
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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Pumpkin 'Marina Di Chioggia' reviews

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Reviewed 3rd August 2019 by Valerie

New to me this year, but, growing well

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Valerie

New to me this year, but, growing well

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by James

Fantastic - all seeds germinated well and lots of pumpkins currently ripening