Pumpkin Cupola


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GENUS: C. SPECIES: moshata

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Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Ahipara
Number of Seeds: 10

Description: Also known as Tahitian Squash in overseas catalogues. Vince Eales of Ahipara sent us this cultivar that has been in his family for over 100 years and originally came via South Africa. In the North it is often known as a Dali pumpkin. These are remembered by a few old timers. They have really long necks so they are great for cutting off slices and baking. They are c.moschatas like the Butternuts and Chucks Winter, and have similar flesh; deep orange and very very sweet. The ends that the seeds are in are good for stuffing.

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Planting Instructions: Sow seed into tray after danger of frost. Prick out at 6 cm diagonal spacings when first leaves appear. Transplant into garden at 1m diagonal spacings once soil temp reaches 15-16 degrees C.