- Very large orange/yellow-skinned pumpkins.
- Tasty flesh, good for soups and pies.
- Recommended for showing.
Worth their weight in gold, these enormous exhibition-worthy vegetables, with perfectly spherical crops are excellent for entering into competitions.
The orange/yellow-skinned pumpkins have exceptional flavour too, making them perfect for pies and soups.
If you’ve got a bit of space on your vegetable patch and fancy growing something a bit different, give this pumpkin a try.
Pumpkins like to be well watered and well-fed throughout summer while they are growing; they’ll put out lots of leaves too that handily act as a weed suppressant to your vegetable patch.
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How to Guide
March-May: Sow 1 1⁄2in (4cm) deep in individual pots of pre-watered compost. Place in warmth 60-65°F (15-18°C). Keep soil moist at all times.
May: Sow 1 1⁄2in (4cm) deep in firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
May-June: Harden off young plants, leaving the strongest to mature, before planting out in the required harvest position 36in (90cm) apart when risk of frost has passed.