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Pumpkin Whangaparoa Crown

Code: M6660

Famous for its long keeping qualities - genius!

An excellent keeper. A classic New Zealand variety. Grey skin and sweet orange flesh. Probably the most popular variety in NZ.
Where to buy

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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 10 cm apart, in rows 60 cm apart, and to a depth of 2 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 14-21 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products.
  • Hints & Tips: The first pumpkins of your yield will store the best.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 10 seeds
Botanical Name Cucurbita maxima
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Oct, Nov
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Sept, Oct, Nov
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 2cm
Seed Spacing 10cm
Harvest/Maturity 16-18 weeks


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