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Hokkaido Squash 'Red Kuri' (Cucurbita maxima) organic

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Hokkaido Squash 'Red Kuri' (Cucurbita maxima) organic
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2.99 € *
Base Price 0.30 €/ seed
apx. $3.39
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in stock
Item number
BIO09
Group:
Seeds
Seed quantity:
5
Botanical name:
cucurbita maxima
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Description

Red Kuri is a wide round orange pumpkin with orange-yellow meat, now available as organic seed. Like most Hokkaido squashes, it does not need to be peeled before cooking. Very fine nut aroma. Delicious for soups. Fruit weight 1-1.5 kg. Stored right,
the Red Kuri will last until February if it is harvested in September or October.
Package with 10 Red Kuri Hokkaido squash seeds

Growing instructions
Preculture indoors in early spring, plant outdoors by May. Keep a distance of 60cm between the individual squash plants. Likes heat and plenty of water. Harvest from July - October.

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Cucurbitaceae
Plant height approx.:
30–50 cm
Root system :
Shallow roots
Flower colour:
Yellow
Flowering period :
JulyJune
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Water moderately
Lifecycle :
Annual
Winter hardy up to:
5 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
AprilMarch
Sowing time outdoors:
May
Sowing depth:
1 – 2 cm
Best germination temperature :
20 – 24 °C
Germination time in days:
1 – 7
Planting distance approx.:
150 – 200 cm
Maturation time (days):
120 – 150
Main harvest:
OctoberSeptember

Companion planting

Bad intercropping partners:
CucumbersDillPotatoes
Good intercropping partners:
BroccoliCornMarigold

Other names

German names:
churbezchörbsegartenkürbiskirbesplutzerriesenkürbiswinterkürbis
English names:
giant pumpkinsquashwinter squash
French names:
citrouille giraumongrosse courge

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