Winter Squash- Kakai

Cucurbita pepo Open Pollinated

  • Can be left to mature and used as a small pumpkin
  • Compact vine
  • African Heirloom variety

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds
$1.75

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Description

'Winter Squash- Kakai' seeds

Cucurbita pepo

  • Can be left to mature and used as a small pumpkin
  • Compact vine
  • African Heirloom variety

Compact vine with a semi-bushy habit. Produces small orange and green striped fruits. Grown for its edible hull-less seeds known as pepitas, this variety is one of the few winter squash varieties that don't produce a shell around the seed so seeds don't need to be shucked to be eaten. Seeds are great for salting & roasting and make a highly nutritious snack food. Whilst the fruit is edible roasted, it is flavourless with a watery texture. Also known as "hulless pumpkin".

Seeds per gram: 10
Product code: E5-17

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Best Months to Sow
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Temperate
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Tropical
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 15mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 5-10 days @ 21-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing 100cm
Plant Spacing 50cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: To reduce the risk of disease: do not overhead water. Susceptible to mildew.

How To Grow

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