Hardy Plants for Chalky/Alkaline Soil
Hardy Plants for Dry/Sandy Soil
Hardy Plants for Heavy/Clay Soil
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Size/Qty: 15 seeds approx
Jack O'Lantern type with dark orange medium to large fruits weighing up to 10kg. Ideal for Halloween.
SSow 2 seeds to a 3-4 inch pot (or 1 chitted seed) indoors from April to May. Plant out in late May or early June when frosts have passed. Alternatively sow direct outdoors in early June.
Indoors: Sow 1.5cm deep in pots or trays from April to May. Indoor raised plants should be gradually hardened off in late-May and planted 60-90cm apart.
Alternatively sow direct outdoors from mid-May to June. Sow 2-3 seeds per station 60cm apart. Once large enough to handle thin down to the 1 strongest seedling per station.
Pumpkins like good fertile soil and lots of sun. Water regularly when fruit starts to swell
Harvest September to October
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall