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PUMPKIN Qld Blue / Botanical: Cucurbita maxima


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A large variety with deep orange flesh and a grey-green skin. It has good flavour and stores very well. Best results are obtained in full sun on rich well-drained soil.We hope you enjoy these vegetable seeds just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!How To GrowSow 12mm (half inch) deep direct in final position. Sow 4 or 5 seeds in clumps later thinning to the two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm (3ft) between rows and 40-50cm (16-20in) between clumps. When the young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out the growing tips to encourage growth of side shoots. Grow alongside a fence if space is limited. Keep plants well watered and prepare the soil well by adding organic material and or complete fertiliser. Early crops can be sown in punnets or seedling trays and planted out when weather is warm enough.When To PlantSpring and Summer.HarvestWhen vine dies and the fruit stalks are dry.SowSpring SummerImportant NoteThese seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL) do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.

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