Pumpkin- Red Kuri

Cucurbita maxima


Standard seed packet, 5 seeds

$1.50
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Pumpkin- Red Kuri

Cucurbita maxima

NOT TO NZ


  • Vegetable
  • Also known as Hokkaido Pumpkin
  • Delicate nutty flavour


Very popular Japanese variety. Fruits are teardrop shaped and have orange skin and smooth orange flesh. Fruit grows to around 3kg. Delicate, sweet and nutty flavour that is good baked, steamed, boiled, stuffed or fried and is often used in soups, stews, casseroles and desserts. High yielding. Long producing. Also known as Hokkaido and Pottimarron.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 200cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 90 days
Care: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-15)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds


SKU E3-15
Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 5 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8
Photo credits:

Photo by Cristina / CC BY 2.0

Photo by Jim Linwood / CC BY-SA 2.0 / cropped

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