Pumpkin- Marina Di Chioggia
- Italian Heirloom
- Large fruit to 12kg
Heirloom variety which was named after the town of Chioggia in Italy where it originates. A gourmet pumpkin with bumpy warted green/grey skin with bright orange flesh that grow to around 5-12kg. Flesh is dry and has a delicious sweet flavour that is traditionally used in gnocchi and ravioli but is also great baked, grilled and in soups and pies. Stores well and flavour improves with age. Also known as Zucca Barucca and Chioggia Sea Pumpkin.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring or after frost|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||100 days|
|Care:||Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.|
(Product number: E3-03)
|Botanical name:||Cucurbita maxima|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||5 seeds|
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