Unique and truly miniature heirloom variety producing very cute, small round fruits nicely fitting in a palm. Compact vines 7-12cm long grow 6-10 fruits per plant each weighing 150-350g. Suitable for growing in large containers and trellised to grow vertically. Container should be at least 5 gallon, 45cm deep. Bright colored, rich flavored, sweet fruits make a perfect serving dish for pumpkin soup, also can be filled in with favorite stuffing and baked. Very pretty to be used as decorations. Easy and fast growing, ready to harvest in about 90-100 days.
Growing: year round in tropical climates; In temperate climates plant indoors 4-6 weeks prior the last frost date and transplant after the last frost is gone and temp has well warmed up.
Soil: well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Add aged compost or commercial organic planting mix to planting beds ahead of planting and turn the soil to 30cm deep. Preferred soil pH: 5.5 to 6.8.
Planting depth: 1.2cm deep.
Germination period: within 7 days.
Container depth (if grown in containers): at least 30cm across and as deep. Choose a smaller growing variety for container growing.
Light: full sun. At least 8h a day.
Moisture: regular watering to keep the soil moist but not soggy.
Fertilizing: pumpkins are heavy feeders, so prepare planting beds with aged compost and side-dress eggplants with suitable fertilizer. We highly recommend using TSM Organic Growth Activator to speed up the germination of the seeds, support healthy growth and promote high yields.
Pests & diseases: lace bugs, flea beetles, mites, aphids, cutworms. Diseases include blossom end rot, bacterial wilt, fungal infections. We highly recommend using TSM Organic Neem Oil for a natural overall protection and treatment of various pests and diseases.
Companion plants: marigolds, spinach, oregano,night shades, borage, nasturtiums, peppers, thyme, tomatoes.
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