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Pumpkin 'Butternut'

Pumpkin 'Butternut'

Bold, chunky, orange flesh with a nutty flavour and small seed cavity. Hardy reliable variety, with heavy crop of 1-2kg size fruit.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Direct into garden position. Sow 3-4 seeds in mounds 1 metre apart. Later thin to the two strongest plants in each mound.

Care

Select a sunny, well-drained position. Add compost and Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser. Provide growing plants with plenty of water at root level. When vines reach 2 metres and are carrying plenty of flowers, pinch off ends to contain growth. Harvest as the vine dies off, and the stalk turns brown. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.

Planting Guide