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Galeux d'Eysines Pumpkin organic

€4,50 EUR

Galeux d'Eysines is a French Heirloom pumpkin variety from Eysines, in the Bordeaux region. It produces large and spherical pink fruit, flattened at both ends, covered with warty looking knobs and can weigh up to 20 kgs. The flesh is orange-yellow, very thick, super sweet and of excellent quality. The Galeux d'Eysines is excellent in soups as it makes for an exquisite velvety texture. Just do not be fooled by its look. 

Scientific Name: cucurbita maxima

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-14 Days

Indicative Days to maturity: 90-100 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: rich, well-drained soil

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors from late March through April if growing in the greenhouse, or late April through May to transplant outdoors. Sow direct outdoors from late May. Seeds should be planted 2 cm deep in good size pots, 1-2 seeds per pot/cell. Thin to keep the strongest seedling. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into bigger pots. Place in a propagator before transplanting outside. Leave 60-80 cm between the plants