Pumpkin Whangaparoa Crown Prince Seeds
Pumpkin Whangaparoa Crown Vegetable Seeds Bulk
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Pumpkin Whangaparoa Crown Vegetable Seeds Bulk


  • Popular New Zealand heirloom variety.
  • Long shelf life.
  • Small seed cavity.
  • Reliable and high yielding.
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Pumpkin ‘Whangaparoa Crown’ Vegetable Seeds Bulk

Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima

Also known as Crown Prince.

‘Whangaparoa Crown’ is a cherished New Zealand heirloom, hailing from Whangaparaoa Bay. This variety produces slightly ribbed fruits weighing between 2 – 4 kg. They feature a thin gray skin and dry, orange flesh with a small seed cavity. The versatile flesh of these pumpkins is perfect for roasting, mashing, or using in soups and pies. It also stores well, making it an excellent choice for long-term storage.

Plant Information

  • Plant Type: Warm season annual, frost tender
  • Plant Height: Vines can spread up to 4 meters
  • Sow When: Germinates best at soil temperatures of 18 – 30°C
  • Temperate: Spring – after the last frost
  • Subtropical: Spring – after the last frost
  • Tropical: Autumn – when temperatures are cooler

Germination Information

  • Germination: 7 – 14 days
  • Depth: Plant seeds 2-3 cm deep
  • Position: Full sun, provide ample space for vine growth
  • Sow Where: Directly into garden soil or start in seedling pots
  • Soil Type: Rich, well-drained soil with pH 6.0 – 7.5
  • Rows: Space rows 2 – 3 meters apart
  • Spacing: Plant seeds or seedlings 1 – 1.5 meters apart
  • Details: Ensure consistent moisture during germination and growth; provide support for vines to prevent fruit from touching the ground, which can lead to rotting; watch for pests and diseases and treat as needed

Harvest: 115 days after sowing


Additional information

Weight N/A

25 grams, 100 grams