Prized for their gorgeous golden flesh and delicious nutty flavour, pumpkins are ideal roasted, souped or thrown into salads. They can also be stored for months after harvest, so it’s well-worth growing your own and using throughout the year, as you please. They need plenty of space to ramble, but there are smaller growing varieties, such as Golden Nugget, which will perform well in a limited space.
Suitable for all climatic zones.
14 weeks from planting
For most areas, you can sow seeds from spring to early summer. In warm frost free zones and tropical climates, you may be able to sow all year round