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Pumpkin Seeds - Jarrahdale

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  • 10 Seeds
  • Maturity: 90-110 Days
  • Weighs between 8-12 Pounds
  • Diameter of 12-18 inches
  • Unique Blue-Gray Color
  • Bush-Type Vine Growth
  • Heirloom Variety
  • Sweet and Moist Flesh

History: The Jarrahdale pumpkin, with its unmistakable blue-gray hue, traces its origin as an heirloom variety from the town of Jarrahdale in New Zealand. Revered by gardeners and growers alike, this variety has, over the years, maintained its reputation not just for its visual appeal, but also for its succulent, sweet-tasting flesh. As its popularity soared, the Jarrahdale found itself being cultivated far and wide, transcending its native boundaries and emerging as a favorite in gardens across the globe.

Uses: Known for its dense, sweet, and moist orange flesh, the Jarrahdale pumpkin is a versatile culinary delight. Perfect for crafting a rich pumpkin pie or a hearty soup, this pumpkin's flavor profile seamlessly blends with both savory and sweet preparations. Roasting or pureeing it yields a sumptuous base for various dishes. Beyond its culinary applications, the Jarrahdale's distinctive blue-gray coloration makes it an aesthetic asset during the fall season. Whether carved into jack-o-lanterns, painted, or simply positioned as an ornamental piece, it never fails to attract attention and compliments.

Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: A robust grower, the Jarrahdale pumpkin plant manifests as a bush-type vine stretching 3-4 feet. To ensure its thriving growth, select a location that receives ample sunlight and has warm temperatures. Planting should be in well-drained soil, enriched with a generous amount of organic matter or fertilizer since the Jarrahdale is a heavy feeder. While direct seeding post the last frost is an option, starting the seeds indoors and transplanting the seedlings when they sprout 2-3 leaves can give them a head start. Consistent watering and occasional feeding are key. With a maturity window of 90-110 days post planting, anticipate a bountiful harvest of these uniquely hued pumpkins, ready to grace your dishes or décor.

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