Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Pumpkin, Kabocha ‘Kurijiman’ F1

Pumpkin, Kabocha ‘Kurijiman’ F1

Stores well and the flavour is excellent

This is one of the main pumpkin varieties exported from Australia to the discerning Japanese market. It is a vigorous vine and can be sown earlier than other varieties as it will germinate in quite cool soil. ‘Kurijiman’ has a dark green skin and orange flesh. It stores well and the flavour is excellent.

 

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 15 seeds
$6.25 each