Seed - Pumpkin (Butternut) Hunter F1


1 RHS Pumpkin (Butternut) Hunter F1 seed pack

(Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo) 

Pack Size 10 seeds


There is no compromise on flavour with this fast maturing hybrid pumpkin. Hunter F1 produces many deliciously sweet mid-sized pumpkins on vigorous vines. An exceptional variety for later sowings and cooler climates due to speed to harvest. Fruits are rich in vitamin A and C.
Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

How to Grow: 

Sow 12mm (1/2in) deep in clumps of 2-3 seeds. Space rows 1m (3ft) apart. Cover with a fine layer of compost and firm gently. Keep soil moist and warm. Seedlings appear in 6-10 days.
Thin clumps to the two strongest seedlings allowing 40-50cm (16-20in) between plants. Keep well-watered and weeded. When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves pinch out their growing tips to encourage the growth of side shoots.

When to Sow/Plant Seed: 

Early Spring to Summer


14-16 weeks

Soil Type:

Compost, sunny position


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