Black Futsu Pumpkin
- 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
- Seasonboth Spring & Fall
- Unit of Measureapprox. 10 seeds per packet
- 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
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
|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|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
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.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.