Pumpkin- Burgess Buttercup

Cucurbita maxima

Rated 5/5 based on 1 reviews.

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.50
Sold Out


Calculate Shipping

Pumpkin- Burgess Buttercup

Cucurbita maxima


  • Vegetable
  • Good yields
  • Sweet orange flesh


Popular variety from New England. Vines produce good yields of small (2-3kg) blocky fruits with dark green skin and bright orange flesh. Flesh is dry, and smooth in texture which a rich and sweet flavour. Good for baking, steaming and boiling. Fruits store well.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 250cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Hardiness: Frost tender Annual
Days to Maturity/flowering: 95 days
*Notes: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-16)


SKU E3-16
Shipping Weight 0.0024kg
Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Photo credits:

Photo by Laura Lemay

Lovely flavour and texture

25 December 2019
Good germination and prolific fruiting. Beautiful nutty flavour and dense texture
(5)

Write a product review


Others Also Bought


Lettuce- Great Lakes

Lettuce- Great Lakes

$1.10

Pumpkin- Waltham Butternut

Pumpkin- Waltham Butternut

$1.40

Eggplant- Black Beauty

Eggplant- Black Beauty

$1.00

Onion- Californian Red

Onion- Californian Red

$1.10

Pumpkin- Red Kuri

Pumpkin- Red Kuri

$1.50

Pumpkin- Small Sugar

Pumpkin- Small Sugar

$1.50

Pumpkin- Golden Nugget

Pumpkin- Golden Nugget

$1.60


More From This Category


Pumpkin- Big Max

Pumpkin- Big Max

$1.50

Pumpkin- Spookie

Pumpkin- Spookie

$1.60

Pumpkin- Jack Be Little

Pumpkin- Jack Be Little

$1.50

Pumpkin- Waltham Butternut

Pumpkin- Waltham Butternut

$1.40

Pumpkin- Jap

Pumpkin- Jap

$1.50

Pumpkin- Small Sugar

Pumpkin- Small Sugar

$1.50

Pumpkin- Queensland Blue

Pumpkin- Queensland Blue

$1.50