Pumpkin- Burgess Buttercup

Cucurbita maxima


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.50
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Pumpkin- Burgess Buttercup

Cucurbita maxima

NOT TO NZ


  • 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
Days to Maturity/flowering: 95 days
Care: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-16)


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

Photo by Laura Lemay

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