Pumpkin- Long Island Cheese

Cucurbita moschata Open Pollinated

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  • American heirloom variety
  • Flat, ribbed fruits resemble a cheese wheel
  • Sweet orange flesh suited to baking

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds
$1.50

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Description

'Pumpkin- Long Island Cheese' seeds

Cucurbita moschata

  • American heirloom variety
  • Flat, ribbed fruits resemble a cheese wheel
  • Sweet orange flesh suited to baking

An American heirloom variety from the 1800s, named for it's size and shape which resembles a cheese wheel and for the region where it's grown. Flattened, ribbed fruits weigh 3-5.5kg each. The dark orange flesh has a sweet flavour and is often used to make pies. Stores up to 6 months. 

Seeds per gram: 6
Product code: B7-18

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cool
Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical
Arid
Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 8-12 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 250cm
Plant Spacing 100cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90-100 days

*Notes: Harvest fruit when vine dries out. Susceptible to mildew.

How To Grow

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