Jarrahdale Blue Pumpkin Seeds | Jarradale Queensland Cinderella Doll
Jarrahdale Blue Pumpkin or Squash is a lovely slate grey-blue-green Cinderella-shaped pumpkin! Jarrahdale is a reliable yielder of 8-10 tall by 10-14 inch-wide Fairytale-like pumpkins with deep ridges and a fine-grained, dry, sweet, nearly stringless flesh that is orange-yellow in color. Delicious roasted, in soups, pies, stews, and curries. It is also rich in vitamins A and C, B vitamins, carotenoids, and minerals.
Squash is one of the plants grown in the traditional Native American vegetable growing technique called the Three Sisters. The other two plants in the Three Sisters are beans and corn. Each plant had its role in this companion planting tradition. Corn served as a structure for the vining beans to grow up. Squash served as a ground cover to prevent weeds from growing. Beans provided natural fertilizer for all.
Plant Name: Pumpkin, Jarrahdale Latin Name: Curcubita pepo Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days to Harvest: 105 Germination Rate: 97% Growth Habit: Vining USDA Zones: 3-9 Lifespan: Annual Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade Pollination: Heirloom, Open-Pollinated