Cucurbita Seeds for Sale Online UK
Cucurbita seeds are for sale online in the UK via our webshop. Cucurbita, better known as pumpkin, are popular plants that can be grown ornamentally or for culinary purposes in the vegetable garden. Originally this plant comes from Central and South America. Like corn and sweet potatoes, Pumpkins have been cultivated for food in several Central and South American countries for 7000 years. Pumpkin is the collective name for many different varieties. There are bright orange, bright yellow, but also dark green pumpkins available. Growing and flowering from August to March – depending on what kind you grow – these plants provide you with a lot of colour in autumn. Pumpkins do not tolerate frosty conditions, however, which means that you can only plant pumpkin seedlings out after late spring (from May 15).
Cucurbita Edible Pumpkins
Many different types of Cucurbita are edible. Pumpkin Uchiki Kuri or the gourmet pumpkin is an excellent soup pumpkin, just like Pumpkin Galeux d'Eysine. Winter Squash Baby Bear is an excellent variety for making cakes with. Pumpkins are a welcome ingredient in many kitchens because of their versatility. You can process them in different ways. To make soup and chutney. You can also pickle, roast and fry them or use them in baking. And do not forget the seeds. The seeds are edible and have a lovely nutty taste. They can be roasted and sprinkled over salads or eaten out of hand.
Pumpkin Cucurbita maxima
Pumpkin Cucurbita maxima is a real giant that grows the world's biggest pumpkins. This type will provide you with fruit weighing easily more than 10 kilos. Pumpkin Atlantic Giant once yielded a pumpkin with a record weight of 766 kilogrammes. Next to these giants, there are also varieties that grow smaller fruits. Pumpkins vary in weight, shape, colour and taste. The smaller the pumpkin, the finer the taste is. You can buy Cucurbita seeds in our online shop.