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World Kitchen - The Americas - Pumpkin Small Sugar
Cucurbita pepo - Pumpkin Small Sugar
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Pumpkins have been cultivated for centuries by Central and North American tribes. This delicious variety has a bright orange slightly ribbed skin, an orange flesh with a smoother more fine-grained texture. The small sugar pumpkin is bred for its naturally high sugar content which ensures a wonderfully sweet taste. Delicious for savoury pies, soups and roasting. The 1.5 to 2kg fruits are a practical size to grow and cook.

Contains average 20 seeds.

Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow seed 15mm (1/2in) deep directly into final position. Sow three to four seeds in clumps, later thinning to two strongest seedlings. Seedlings emerges within 7 to 14 days. Allow 100cm (3ft) between rows and 50cm (20in) between clumps. Keep plants well-watered. Harvest 16 to 20 weeks after sowing.

Watering needs

Keep plants well-watered