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Small Sugar produces smooth textured, smallish pumpkins with bright orange flesh, purported to be the finest pumpkin pie going around. Each compact vine should produce approximately 4-6 fruit. Hand pollination recommended.
When to Plant Zone 1: October–December Zone 2: September–December Zone 3: August–February Zone 4: February–September
Soil Your soil should be free- draining and moderately fertile, so add compost before planting. It will tolerate a number of soil types.
Soil pH Level 6.5–7.0
Position Full sun with plenty of room to move. Position on the edge of your growing space, allowing it to creep away from your growing space, or set up a solid trellis structure on which to grow it vertically.
How to Plant Sow the seeds directly into the patch once daytime temperatures are regularly more than 20 degrees, otherwise propagate in a mini greenhouse and transplant. Pumpkins are more suitable for an in ground veggie patch.
Spacing 1.5 m
Companion Plants Sweetcorn
Approximate no. of seeds 15
Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination