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
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    TZ 9960 F1

    Pumpkin TZ 9960 is a hybrid which has uniform oval fruits with dark orange colouring and strong handles.  It is a large vine type with mid-season maturity and good yields.

     

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    Wicked F1

    Wicked is a hybrid variety. It has been developed to provide superb quality, larger ‘monster ’ Hallowe’en pumpkins. It is specifically suited to cultivation in the UK and will also suit other countries with a cooler climate. Because it is early maturing it does well even in poor summers.

    Seed available 2022

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  • Cinnamon Girl PMR F1

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

    Limited availability until 2020/21

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    Casperita F1

    New, very attractive, small white pumpkin. Produces a uniform crop with excellent skin finish and strong handles. Perfect for farm shop sales.

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    Becky

    Attractive small pie pumpkin with a tan handle. Along with Mars, one of our best-selling smaller varieties, a consistent performer.

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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 hybrid pumpkin with strong green handles. It’s a bright orange globe shape with fruits about 6-10kg

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    Gold Speck F1

    A bush hybrid sister to Gold Dust, with orange, scalloped 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 Halloween 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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    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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