Styrian Pumpkin, Kakai
This pumpkin is grown for its hulless seeds.
Not sort of hulless, but absolutely without hulls and ready to eat.
A delicious high protein treat, with many health benefits, raw or roasted. The flesh, is not very sweet but it is often used in soups and stew, or in dishes like enchiladas.
Animals like chickens and goats love pumpkins--just break them open and they will do the rest.
Vines can crawl over any unused space and yield 2-4 pumpkins each.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbita pepo
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats or pots. Keep soil just damp, don't overwater. Transplant seedlings 30" apart after danger of frost is pasy, disturbing the roots as little as possible. Preferably plant into a rich, well-drained, slightly acid soil. Give it full sun and plenty of water. Do not harvest until skin is thoroughly hardened.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 14-16/Harvest 0-4/Yield 48-191/Spacing 30"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Tolerates hot weather, easy to grow, stores well