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I have just tried growing your Victorian colossal pea, with fantastic results. We have a small garden and my wife found these thinking we would get more for the same space as the 'normal' peas. Problem is they are so heavily laden with pods they are tearing from the support frame and I have had to tie them up with soft string. A problem that is very welcome. I have just sown more in the greenhouse to plant out for a later crop. I have also tried your coloured carrots but too soon to try, but I will be ordering more seeds and greater variety in the future. Best wishes
Jeff Norris, Ashington, Northunberland

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I have just tried growing your Victorian colossal pea, with fantastic results. We have a small garden and my wife found these thinking we would get more for the same space as the 'normal' peas. Problem is they are so heavily laden with pods they are tearing from the support frame and I have had to tie them up with soft string. A problem that is very welcome. I have just sown more in the greenhouse to plant out for a later crop. I have also tried your coloured carrots but too soon to try, but I will be ordering more seeds and greater variety in the future. Best wishes
Jeff Norris, Ashington, Northunberland

Squash Seed 'Kabocha' (large fruited)

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Cucurbita maxima 'Kabocha'

  • Winter Squash.
  • Also known as Japanese Pumpkin.
  • Rich orange flesh is protected by a thick dark green skin striped with pale green .
  • Exceptionally good keeping qualities.
  • F1 Hybrid.

Supplied as a packet of 5 seeds.

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1 or more £2.25GBPGBP
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Pollinator FriendlyRHS Award of Garden Merit

Also known as Japanese Pumpkin, Kabochas are probably the best squashes there are so far as winter keeping qualities are concerned.

Trailing in habit, each plant will produce 6 fruits each weighing around 4 lbs (2.2 Kg). Dark green skins, striped pale green,  are exceptionally thick - which is probably why these 'keep' so well. But once inside you will find a gorgeously rich golden-orange flesh that is deliciously sweet.

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

How To...

How To Grow Sweetcorn, Beans and Squashes Using The Three Sisters Method
Detailed advice on how to plant and grow Sweetcorn, Squashes and Beans using the Three Sisters method.

How To Sow & Grow Courgettes, Marrows, Gourds, Pumpkins & Squashes
Detailed advice on sowing and growing courgettes, gourds, marrows, pumpkins and squashes - including advice on germination temperature and pollination.

How To Videos

How To Sow Pumpkins & Squashes (Video)
An instructional video by Serena on how to sow pumpkin and squash seeds.

General Information

A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

Magazine Articles

Get Your Kids Into Gardening
An article about encouraging children to garden written by Stephen Shirley that appeared in Grow Your Own magazine

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https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Squash_Seed_Kabocha/