PUMPKIN - BUTTERNUT WALTHAM
This well known pumpkin is an improvement on the normal butternut in that it has an extended neck thus giving a higher ratio of flesh to seed cavity. It is a deliciously flavoured variety with thin, pale coloured skin and good rich coloured flesh. It is Ideal for cooking whole. Great baked and good for everyday use.
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This well known pumpkin is an improvement on the
normal butternut in that it has an extended neck
thus giving a high ratio of flesh to seed cavity. It is
a deliciously flavoured variety with thin, pale skin
and good rich coloured flesh. It is Ideal for cooking
whole, great baked and good for everyday use. It
has a delicous nutty flavour, and manageable vines
The fruit are tapered to the stem, pear shaped,
8 x 10cm in size and a mustard yellow colour. They
are ready for harvest in 16-18 wks. and have deep
orange flesh with reasonable keeping quality.
Sow seeds in early Summer in cold regions,
throughout spring in warm zones and all year
round in subtropical climates. Direct sow into the
garden. Place several seeds 2.5cm deep in wide,
hollow, saucer shaped depressions 20cm deep.
'Hill up' excavated soil around the rim and leave
2m between hills. If planted in rows leave 1.5 m
around each plant.
QTY 30 seeds