Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima 'Cobnut'
Other names: Squash 'Cobnut' F1
Variety or Cultivar: 'Cobnut' _ 'Cobnut' F1 is a coarse vine widely cultivated for its medium-sized, edible orange fruit in autumn. It is the earliest maturing butternut-type squash available, producing a good crop of full-flavoured fruits, up to 1kg in weight, that are excellent roasted.
Cucurbita maxima 'Cobnut' is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Cream, Green, Mottled in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Irregular
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Cucurbita maxima 'Cobnut' (Squash 'Cobnut' F1) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks
Cultivation: Plant in deep, fertile, sandy, and ideally slightly acidic soil. Pumpkins are not hardy - site in full sun in a sheltered position. Soak seeds before germination. Pumpkin plants started under cover can be planted out once all danger of frost is past.
Soil type: Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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