Pumpkin Butternut

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Pohlmans Pumpkin Butternut is a high yielding, great storing, 30 x 12 cm, pear shaped pumpkin with smooth light tan skin, thick cylindrical necks and small seed cavity.  Weighing 1-2 kg, the rich, dry, yellowish orange flesh has a nutty flavour.  Use in soups, bread, scones, Mediterranean cuisine, stews, pies, preserves and curries.  Pumpkin contains high levels of betacarotene which helps to prevent degenerative disease.

Care: These tasty vegetables prefer well drained soils and should be fed regularly during the growing season.

Plant apart: 100 cm

Location: Full sun

Harvest time: 85-115 days