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Mr Fothergills Pumpkin Buttercup Seeds

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All online orders are for delivery throughout New Zealand only, prices may vary between the online store and physical store locations.


Plants ordered on Thursday and Friday will be dispatched on the Monday following to avoid dehydration over the weekend.

Price per item: $3.49
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    Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

    Sweet nutty flavour, delicious as a roast or steamed vegetable or as an alternative to pumpkin in pies, roasts or soups.
    Hand pollinate female flowers for greater results. Harvest when vine begins to die and fruit stalks are dry and brittle.

    Learn some benefits of 'Growing Pumpkin' or browse through other 'Pumpkin Seed Varieties!


    How To Grow

    Sow 12mm (½”) deep direct in final position when soil has warmed up. Sow 2 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the strongest seedlings. Allow 60cm (2’) between clumps. Soil should not be over fertilised to avoid excessive leaf growth. Keep well watered. When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out their growing tips to encourage side shoots. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.
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