Japanese Pumpkin Seeds " Blue Kuri"(Cucurbita moschata) Winter Squash, Asian Vegetable
Japanese pumpkin Seeds " Blue Kuri " (Cucurbita moschata) Open pollinated, heirloom Winter Squash, Organically grow !
A traditional open pollinated Japanese kabocha squash that has globe-shaped fruit with blue-green skin. The flesh is thick, yellow and very sweet. Fruit matures to 2-3 lbs and is 6-8" in diameter.
The plant has a vine growth habit.
Maturity: Approx. 45 days after flowering, 95-110 days to maturity
Planting season: Late spring to early summer
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4" tall. Space mounds 5-10' apart. On each mound plant 1-2 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Hand pollination may be necessary. The vine can be trained to climb a vertical support for better air circulation and ease of harvest or left to sprawl on the ground. After harvest, winter squash should be left in the sun for a few days to cure before storing.
kabocha, in other parts of the country itâs known as butternut squash or Japanese pumpkin. No matter what you call it, it is an easy vegetable to grow and a hearty vegetable to eat.
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