Known as one of the all-time best eating squash.  A very popular Japanese variety normally only offered as hybrids.  This open-pollinated strain is very productive and with the added benefit that if you want to, you can save your own seed from year-to-year.  Yellowish orange flesh, excellent sweet, nutty flavor.  Great for curries, breads or baking.  85 days.

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Additional information

Seed Type


Latin Name:

Cucurbita maxima

Alternate Names

Japanese Pumpkin


8-12 days


100 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow seeds after danger of frost has passed. Or start indoors 3 weeks before last frost date.

Planting Depth:



Sow 6-8 seeds in hills 8' apart. Thin to 3-4 seeds. Or plant in rows 8' apart, spacing plants 8-12" apart in the row.

Seed Count

+/- 185 per ounce; 2,975 per pound

Satisfaction Guarantee

A.P. Whaley Seed Company is committed to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in offering only the highest quality seeds: those free of GMOs, noxious weeds and other invasive species, and produced by growers that are supportive of sustainable agricultural practices.  Limitation of Liability:  The sole remedy for loss or damages shall be limited to the purchase price of the seed.  Shipping charges are not refundable. Under no circumstances will A. P. Whaley LLC be liable for consequential damages.  All claims must be submitted to A. P. Whaley LLC in writing no more than 30 days from the date of purchase.

Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.


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