Pumpkin

PUMPKIN  ‘Dill’s Atlantic Giant’ - Curcurbita maxima
Curcurbita maxima

The World’s Biggest Pumpkin. Take on the Bream Creek Show’s famous big pumpkin competition! Sourced from breeder Howard Dill himself, this whopper holds the world record at 666 kilograms. Fertile soil, irrigation, wide spacing (25 square metres per plant), and limiting each long-vined plant to one fruit commonly results in huge, 100kg+ pink or orange fruit. That’s a lot of soup. 5 seeds.
 

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PUMPKIN 'Golden Nugget' - Cucurbita maxima
Cucurbita maxima

A smaller, flat shaped pumpkin with sweet, creamy, orange flesh. Up to 1.5kg in weight and 15cm diameter in size this bush variety is a heavy bearer and of good keeping qualities. Pumpkins grow well in organically rich and warm soils (or on top of a sunny compost heap). Regularly watered over summer this variety will be ready for harvest in approx.70 days. 10 seeds

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Pumpkin 'Jap' - Cucurbita maxima
Cucurbita maxima

Also known as a Kent. It produces large fruit to 4 kg with bright orange-yellow flesh with a patchwork of grey-green skin. It has a nutty sweet excellent flavour and stores well. A popular heirloom variety in warmer parts of Australia as it has a long maturing period. 20 seeds.

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Heirloom
 
PUMPKIN 'Queensland Blue' - Cucurbita maxima
Cucurbita maxima

This Australian variety is a strong grower with medium sized, blue green fruit (3-5kg) and tasty, orange flesh . An excellent keeper that needs a long summer to mature properly. Pumpkins grow well in organically rich and warm soils (or on top of a sunny compost heap). Regularly watered over summer this variety will be ready for harvest in approx.180 days. 15 seeds

 

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Heirloom
Organic
PUMPKIN 'Sweet Dumpling' - Cucurbita pepo
Cucurbita pepo

Sweet as honey and small like a dumpling, this little gem is single-serving sized. These tea-cup-shaped fruits have stunning white and green striped skin and grow on medium length vines. With tender orange flesh this pumpkin is lovely steamed, baked or stuffed. 25 seeds.

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PUMPKIN 'Turk's Turban' - Cucurbita pepo
Cucurbita pepo

This unusual and old fashioned french pumpkin variety has tough, orange skin with green and white stripes. The highly ornamental turban shaped fruit is also good for stuffing. Pumpkins grow well in organically rich and warm soils (or on top of a sunny compost heap). Regularly watered over summer this variety will be ready for harvest in approx. 100 days. 10 seeds

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Heirloom
Organic
PUMPKIN 'Waltham Butternut' - Cucurbita moschata
Cucurbita moschata

The most popular of the butternuts, pear-shaped Waltham offers a smooth-texture and a uniquely nutty flavour that improves with storage. This full-sized winter pumpkin has a small seed cavity and thick neck which gives lots of easy to prepare flesh. Butternuts yield well and store longer than other pumpkins in cool dry conditions (up to a year). 35 seeds.

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Pumpkin ‘Baby Blue’ - Cucurbita maxima
Cucurbita maxima

A popular smaller pumpkin with dry flesh and excellent storage. A smaller bush that produces numerous blue-grey skinned pumpkins (15-20 cm across) and weighing up to 2 kg. The deep orange flesh is sweet and excellent for roasting, soups, pies and steaming. Originated in USA. 10 seeds.

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PUMPKIN ‘Buttercup’ - Curcurbita maxima
Curcurbita maxima

A medium-small pumpkin with rich, sweet, fibreless flesh. A dark grey/green skin that is contrasted with deep orange flesh. Averages 3-4 pumpkins per plant at 1.3-2.5 kg. One of our favourite dry pumpkins. Stores well if cured in a dry, airy environment. 15 seeds.

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PUMPKIN ‘Delicata’ - Curcurbita pepo
Curcurbita pepo

A sweet pumpkin that is perfect for stuffing and baking. The skin is edible and is cream coloured with long dark green stripes and flecks. Yielding about 7 small pumpkins (0.7 – 1 kg) per plant that will store for 4 months. No curing required before storage. 15 seeds.

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PUMPKIN ‘Gem Squash’ - Cucurbita pepo
Cucurbita pepo

A South African favourite due to its delicate sweet flavour. These bushes are hugely productive, with some yielding up to over 20 cricket ball sized fruit. Harvest in autumn when the skin toughens. Store in a dry, dark cool spot for up to three months. Boil, bake or steam – delicious with butter. 10 seeds.
 

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Heirloom
 
PUMPKIN ‘Red Kuri’ - Curcurbita maxima
Curcurbita maxima

A good looking and great tasting pumpkin with sweet, firm flesh with a delicate and mellow flavor similar to the taste of chestnuts. It is teardrop shaped and bright orange-red. Each plant will bear multiple fruits that weigh 1.8 – 3.5 kgs. Very versatile in the kitchen – use boiled, baked, in soups, stew, in risotto, steamed or sautéed. 10 seeds.
 

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Pumpkin ‘Small Sugar’ - Cucurbita pepo
Cucurbita pepo

An heirloom originally from the late 1800s USA that is widely popular due to its sweet, fine flesh. Not a big scrambling vine, this smaller variety produces 4-6 round fruit, 15-20 cm in diameter and weighing up to 2 kg each. Stores well through winter. The flesh and skin are both bright orange. Great for pies, baking, soups and casseroles. 30 seeds.

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Heirloom
 
PUMPKIN ‘Spagetti Squash’ - Curcurbita pepo
Curcurbita pepo

Grow your own spaghetti! When cooked, this amazing oblong squash has tasty, ribbony flesh that can be topped with your favourite sauce! Baked, boiled or steamed, it is a delicious sweetly nutty vegie on its own, as well as a nutritious, high fibre, low-calorie pasta-substitute. 15 seeds.

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Pumpkin ‘Styrian Hulless’ - Cucurbita pepo
Cucurbita pepo

A nutritious pumpkin grown for the high oil & protein content of the seeds. The seeds, also known as pepita, have no outer casing so can easily be eaten raw, roasted, dried or pressed (for the oil). A good looking, prolific pumpkin with green & orange markings, weighs 5-8 kg. The flesh lacks flavour but can be used to feed the chooks or compost. 12 seeds.

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