Pumpkin

In the UK sales for pumpkins have increased dramatically and consumer demand is at an all-time high. Tozer Seeds offer a wide range of varieties and are continually developing new ones; research is carried out to develop earlier ripening, long storage varieties with strong handles.

CROP INFORMATION

Sow PeriodMay in modules or direct drilled at 27,500 seeds, thin to 10,000 per hectare
TransplantApprox. 4 weeks from sowing, spacing 90cm between plants for most varieties
Suggested Density10,000 per hectare
Harvest PeriodWhen the foliage has died back and the fruits have cured to a good orange colour. Avoid frost damage and foliar diseases
StoreIn a dry, frost free, airy environment. Inspect regularly for storage problems
  • Cinnamon Girl PMR F1

    Small pumpkin which is full of flavour as well as being ornamental.

    No seed expected until 2020/21

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    Mars F1

    Early cropping, semi-bush type. Fruits are 2 to 4 kg, dark orange with a very good handle and very uniform crop. High yielding in trials. Mars is a very reliable and adaptable variety.

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    Racer F1

    5 to 7 kg round fruits with good colour and strong handles. Semi-bush variety which matures early. A consistent, high yielding pumpkin. Without doubt our best-selling Halloween variety.

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    Gold Medal F1

    Our best-selling larger variety, Gold Medal is a consistent performer.

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    Cargo PMR F1

    Medium- to large-size Jack-o’-Lantern pumpkin, strong green handles.

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  • Champion F1

    Big Jack-o’-Lantern , well ribbed with early maturity.

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    Gold Speck F1

    A bush hybrid sister to Gold Dust, with orange fruit, approx. 110 grams. Most fruit set close to the crown early and escape virus flecking.

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    Goosebumps F1

    Medium sized, warted pumpkin, very popular for displays.

    Please note quantity of warts can vary depending on conditions.

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    Polar Bear F1

    Extra-large white pumpkin which retains its colour well after maturity in the field. Popular in decorative displays.

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  • Pot Of Gold

    Pot of Gold is consistently the earliest maturing pumpkin in our trials, maturing at least 2 weeks earlier than other early varieties, making it very suitable for growing in cooler climates …..

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    Rival PMR F1

    Medium sized Jack-O’Lantern type with intermediate resistance to powdery mildew. Excellent handles.

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    Rocket F1

    Uniform oval fruits with dark orange colouring and strong handles. Large vine type with mid-season maturity and good yields.

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    Snowman

    Small white pumpkin used for decorative purposes.

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