Pumpkin, 'Jarrahdale Large' (Cucurbita maxima)
This is a larger version of a WA Grey Pumpkin. It thrives under cool conditions. The breeders have focused on uniformity, rich colour, shape and classic appearance while delivering excellent flavour.
When to sow: November
Where to sow: Direct sow
Depth to sow: 2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 60cm; Between rows: 180cm
Directions: Plant 2 seeds per station after the danger of frost is over. October in warm districts, mid-November in cold ones. Thin to one seedling after germination. All pumpkins taste better if allowed to cure for a month or so after picking. Store them in the house lying on their sides in a dry place where the temperature rarely gets below 14C.
Packet 10 seeds