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Iranian pumpkin organic

€4,25 EUR

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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. Please note 8 seeds per packet

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.