Pumpkin- Tonda Padana

Cucurbita moschata

Standard seed packet, 5 seeds

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Pumpkin- Tonda Padana

Cucurbita moschata

  • Italian heirloom
  • Sweet flesh

Heirloom from Northern Italy. Medium sized fruits grow to around 30cm and have speckled yellow and green skin with large deep uniform ribs. Flesh is dry and sweet and is traditionally used to make gnocchi, breads and soups but is also great for baking. Stores well.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 5-10 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing: 250cm
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 105 days
*Notes: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-20)

SKU E3-20
Shipping Weight 0.0024kg
Botanical name: Cucurbita moschata
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 5 seeds
Photo credits:

Photo by Rob Davis

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