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Black Futsu Pumpkin

Edible, Ornamental Heirloom
  • SKU: 99533
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 10 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual
  • Height: 1 - 1 1/2 feet
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Germination: 5-10 days at a soil temp of 70 degrees
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Black Futsu Pumpkin

Description
Rare heirloom has unusual deeply ribbed and warty surface with a rind color ranging from orange to powdery blue to deep greenish-grey. 3- to 5-lb. fruits have bright orange, firm flesh with a nutty flavor that's been compared to chestnuts. Good for baking, soups, stews and roasting. Stores well. Great ornamental as well. 105 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measureapprox. 10 seeds per packet
  • FormTrailing/vine
  • LightFull sun
  • Height1 - 1 1/2 feet
  • Spread5 - 15 feet
  • Spacing2 - 3 plants per hill or rows 6 - 10 feet apart, seed 6 - 12 inches apart.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • FoliageCoarse medium green foliage.
  • ColorYellow blooms
  • FruitHeavy ribs and unique warty texture. Bright orange flesh, firm texture, nutty flavor. Dimpled yellow inner rind. Outer skin starts dark green then becomes powdery chestnut in storage. 3-5 lb fruit.
  • Germination5-10 days at a soil temp of 70 degrees
  • Soil RequirementsFertile, well-drained soil, with pH between 5.8-6.8.
  • Seed CountApproximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsRare Japanese Heirloom. Unusual deeply ribbed and warty surface with a powdery blue rind color. Flavor has compared to chestnuts. Stores well, edible & highly ornamental.
  • YieldAverage/ 5 pumpkins per plant
  • Botanical NameCucurbita moschata 'Black Futzu'
  • Depth1/2-1 inch
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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