The Hatfield Peverel Allotment Association has been around for over a hundred years, below is an article written by David Goodey and makes good reading!Read more
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Big Max Pumpkin
Bright orange skin and firm sweet tasting flesh. Sow early March to mid-May at 15°C and plant out from end of May in rich, well prepared ground. Will grow to a giant size.
Dills Atlantic Giant Pumpkin
Probably the largest growing pumpkin that can reach over 400kg in weight. Trailing habit. Fruits store for a long time.
The traditional Halowe'en pumpkin. Can attain huge weights if grown singly. Oval to round with deep orange flesh. Allow 200cm between plants.
Jack O' Lantern Pumpkin
Perfect size for Halowe'en lights. Skin is golden orange and flesh is fine flavoured and deep orange. Stores through the winter. Plant at 90cm spacing's. Ready in about four months from sowing.
Jack Be Little Pumpkin
Beautiful small round orange fruits. Make the perfect serving dish for pumpkin soup once the flesh has been used. Late summer and autumn crop. Plant at 60cm spacing's.
Tom Fox Pumpkin
A well ribbed, medium to large deep orange colour Halloween type with great handles. They grow on long vines in a variety of shapes, very thick walled and heavy for their size. Size 12-24 lbs.