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Winter squash 'Uchiki Kuri'

Cucurbita maxima

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Uchiki Kuri is a variety of Winter squash which is a member of the Cucurbita family. Its botanical name is Cucurbita maxima 'Uchiki Kuri'. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally growing to a mature height of 50.0 cm (1.62 feet), Uchiki Kuri grows with a vine-like habit.

Uchiki Kuri Winter squash is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Uchiki Kuri have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Uchiki Kuri

  • Full Sun

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Uchiki Kuri is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. USDA Hardiness Zone 6 to 12 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Uchiki Kuri needs a soil ph of 6.1 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Uchiki Kuri from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.27 feet (70.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 1.17 inches (3.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 21°C / 70°F.

Transplanting Uchiki Kuri

Uchiki Kuri is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Uchiki Kuri

Other Names for Winter squash 'Uchiki Kuri'

Onion Squash, Japanese Squash, Orange Hokkaido Squash, Baby Red Hubbard Squash

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