Cucurbita maxima 'Jarrahdale'
Jarrahdale Pumpkin fruit
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Height: 24 inches
Spacing: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: (annual)
An eye catching heirloom selection that is both decorative and delicious; producing large, 12lbs blue-green pumpkins that give way to bright golden orange flesh; a lovely sweet flavor and smooth texture, excellent for baking, soups, stews and roasting
Jarrahdale Pumpkin is an annual vegetable plant that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces large gray round fruit with bluish-green overtones and orange flesh which are typically harvested when mature. The fruits have a sweet taste.
The fruit are most often used in the following ways:
Planting & Growing
Jarrahdale Pumpkin will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 3 feet apart. This vegetable plant is an annual, which means that it will grow for one season in your garden and then die after producing a crop.
This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone over the growing season to conserve soil moisture. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America, and it is considered by many to be an heirloom variety.; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.
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