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Pumpkin Whangaparoa Crown

Code: M6660

Famous for its long keeping qualities

An excellent keeper. A classic New Zealand variety. Grey skin and sweet orange flesh. Probably the most popular variety in NZ.
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M6660
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 5 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 mcgregors.co.nz for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: The first pumpkins of your yield will store the best. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
Specs & Warranty
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 2cm
Seed Spacing 10cm
Plant Spacing 2m
Harvest / Flower / Maturity Time 16-18 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.

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