Pumpkin- Red Warty Thing

Cucurbita maxima

Standard seed packet, 5 seeds

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Pumpkin- Red Warty Thing

Cucurbita maxima


  • Vegetable
  • Red/orange warted skin
  • Heirloom from the late 1800's

Heirloom variety from the late 1800's; originally named 'Victor' until it was almost lost and then reintroduced in 2000 under it's current name. Fruits have warty red/orange skin and sweet fine orange flesh growing to around 10kg. Good for pies, baked and as an ornament. Stores well.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 300cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 120cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Days to Maturity/flowering: 110 days
Care: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-04)

SKU E3-04
Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 5 seeds
Photo credits:

Photo by Melissa Doroquez / CC BY-SA 2.0

Photo by Ian Muttoo / CC BY-SA 2.0 / cropped

Photo by Allen Campbell

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