Pumpkin Custard White Seeds
Info: Custard White is a very delicate pumpkin, which reminds by its plate like fruits to an U.F.O. Therefore, it is used as an ornamental pumpkin for autumn decorations. Like the bowl, the fruit pulp is also cream colored. The pulp is firm in consistency and mild in taste. As a young pumpkin, it can be used as a courgette with the bowl.
Sowing & cultivation: Pumpkin plants need a lot of space as creeping plants and a good nutrient supply. The soil should therefore be profound and nutritious. From mid-May can be sown directly into the open field. Depending on the variety a plant needs up to 2m² of space. Abundant irrigation is very important, especially in the beginning. A typical pumpkin problem are snails. Try as protection a thick ring of sawdust around the young plant. It should be fertilized with a few horns, four weeks later with full fertilizer. The harvest begins in June and lasts until the frost.
Distances: 1,5-2m row distance, in the row approx. 1m.
|Botanical name||Cucurbita pepo|
|Sowing||April to May|
|Harvesting||June to September|
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