Grow pumpkins in your garden, and enjoy delicious meals with your very own, home grown produce. Pumpkin Jap seeds produce delicious and tasty, round pumpkins with an excellent flavor and good storage ability. These plants perform well in poorer soils as they prefer lower nutrient levels than most vegetable crops.
|Fruiting Period — Summer, Autumn|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow 12mm (half-inch) deep, direct in final position. Sow 4 or 5 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the strongest two seedlings. Allow 100cm (3ft) between rows and 40-50cm (16-20in) between clumps. When the young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out their growing tips to encourage the growth of side shoots. Keep the plants well watered, and prepare the soil with organic material and a complete fertiliser.
Keep soil moist.