'Kakai' is a Pumpkin variety in the Cucurbita genus with a scientific name of Cucurbita pepo var. pepo. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Unmellow Yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Forest green (traditional) and Dark orange. Leaves appear approximately as a La Salle Green colour.
This pumpkin is grown for its seeds which are hulless and great for snacking. The fruit is striped with green & orange.Kakai grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Kakai is known for growing with a vine-like habit to a height of approximately 30.48 cm (that's 11.89 inches in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.
Japan is believed to be where Kakai originates from.
Kakai Pumpkin is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Pumpkin 'Kakai'
Growing Kakai from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Kakai about 14 days before your last frost date.
Pumpkin 'Kakai' information
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