GENUS: Cucurbita SPECIES: pepo
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Kōanga since 2010
Number of Seeds: 10
Description: Introduced in the USA in 1894 by Peter Henderson. Small (up to 1kg) long shaped, tan and green striped skinned pumpkins, just the right size for 2 for dinner. They are great stuffed as well as sliced and sautéd. The flesh is very sweet and dry and are excellent eating quality. The plants are small so grow in small spaces.
To help you decide which varieties will be best for you.
Planting Instructions: Sow seed into tray after danger of frost. Prick out at 6cm diagonal spacings when first leaves appear. Transplant into garden at 1m diagonal spacings once soil temp reaches 15-16 degrees C.