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ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Seeds – Pumpkin (Butternut) Hunter F1 Online Sale

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ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Seeds – Pumpkin (Butternut) Hunter F1

ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Seeds – Pumpkin (Butternut) Hunter F1

There is no compromise on flavour with this fast maturing hybrid pumpkin. Hunter F1 produces many deliciously sweet mid-sized pumpkins on vigorous vines. An exceptional variety for later sowings and cooler climates due to speed to harvest. Fruits are rich in vitamin A and C.

WINNER of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

When to Plant: Early Spring to Summer

Sow: Spring, Summer

Harvest: 14-16 weeks

Soil Type: Compost, Sunny Position

How to Grow: 

Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep in clumps of 2-3 seeds. Space rows 1m (3ft) apart. Cover with a fine layer of compost and firm gently. Keep soil moist and warm. Seedlings appear in 6-10 days.

Thin clumps to the two strongest seedlings allowing 40-50cm (16-20in) between plants. Keep well-watered and weeded. When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out their growing tips to encourage the growth of side shoots.

ABOUT The Royal Horticultural Society:  

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) inspires millions of people around the world to get involved in gardening
and to appreciate the power and beauty of plants. It is driven by the sheer love of plants and the belief that gardeners make the world a better place.

For nearly 30 years RHS partners have distributed approved and licensed products to consumers around the world. The RHS selects their partners carefully to produce high quality products that are intrinsic to their brand and every product sold also helps to support their charitable work across the globe.

RHS has partnered with MR FOTHERGILLS Seeds to bring you a special range of packet seeds for Australian home gardeners. This new range of vegetable, herb and flower seeds has been developed and curated with the experts at the RHS, who believe it’s possible for everybody to enjoy growing from seed and get results, whatever space or experience they have. It includes over 75 varieties of excellent modern strains and high performance hybrids, much-loved and trusted favourites, and some more unusual varieties. The variants available will also change with the warmer and cooler seasons.

The range includes an inspiring range of flower and vegetable varieties that bear the
Society’s prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM). The RHS Award of Garden Merit is a mark of quality, awarded to garden plants with excellent garden performance. Each award is given only after a trial at an RHS garden and judged by a team of experts.

A selection of the flower collection have also been chosen from the RHS’s Plants for Pollinators list. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is awarded to those plants judged to be the best sources of food for pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies, using the experience of RHS entomologists, gardeners and bee-keepers.

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