(Cucurbita moschata) (aka Sweet Kikuza) A Japanese heirloom pumpkin,
introduced in the United States by the Oriental
Seed Company of San Francisco in 1927. Orange-cinnamon
rind is ribbed and somewhat wrinkled;
flesh is thick, sweet, rather spicy, and tender. The
small size (4-7 pounds) makes it ideal for baking
and roasting. 90-95 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after
danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced
6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors
3 weeks before transplanting out.
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