Pumpkin- Turks Turban

Cucurbita maxima


Standard seed packet, 5 seeds

$1.50
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Pumpkin- Turks Turban

Cucurbita maxima

NOT TO NZ


  • Vegetable
  • Unusually shaped multicoloured fruit
  • Heirloom


Heirloom variety from early 1800's. Plants produce unusually shaped but very attractive orange fruit with green and white stripes. Stores well. Good for stuffing, baking, steamed and in soups. Also known as Turban Squash and French Squash.


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: 100-120 days
Care: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: E3-02)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds


SKU E3-02
Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 5 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8
Photo credits:

Photo by Dyogi / CC BY 2.0 / cropped

Photo by Jim Linwood / CC BY 2.0

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