Very rare heirloom pumpkin variety from Iran
This old variety from Iran, very ornamental, produces fruits, flattened and ribbed, with a light green skin speckled with pink. Their flesh, firm, has a good flavor and contains seeds of slightly variable sizes and colors. The skin can vary in color.
Scientific Name: Cucurbita maxima
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-35°C
Germination time in days: 13-20 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80 Days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Rich, organic and heavy soil
Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors from April in pots, at a temperature between 18 and 20°C, 2 to 3 weeks before planting. Plant out, with the root ball, in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 2 m in all directions. For sowing directly in the ground, sow after the last frosts once the soil has warmed up. In both cases, prepare two weeks in advance holes filled with compost or organic matter to accommodate your plants or seeds.