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'Uchiki Kuri' Winter Squash Plants| 3 Plants | By Plant Theory

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'Uchiki Kuri' Winter Squash Plants| 3 Plants | By Plant Theory

The perfect means of adding fiery colour to a mid-Summer to early Autumn vegetable patch, these Uchiki Kuri plants will produce deep-orange, round-shaped fruits, that will amount to approximately ten centimetres in length. These fruits taste wonderfully sweet and nutty when cooked, making them ideal for composing warming dishes. When planting, we advise you to assign a generous portion of space, as these plants can reach a significant size.

We believe that anyone, regardless of ability, can successfully grow their very own plants at home, in both an enviromentally-friendly and sustainable manner. Every person deserves to experience the benefits that plants can bring into our lives, and we have put plenty of effort into ensuring that our products are easy to grow - even for beginners.

Sustainability is at the very heart of our ethos, and our entire offering is as enviromentally-conscious as possible, be it our plastic free, fully recyclable packaging, GM-free seeds, or ethically-sourced compost.

Features

  • Fresh from the NurseryOur plug plants are directly dispatched from trusted, expert growers, who are based within the heart of England. Therefore, you will not have to wait around in garden or fulfillment centres, instead, your plants will arrive to your home fresh, healthy, and in perfect condition.
  • Rich in Nutrients
  • Environmentally-Conscious Packaging
  • Wholly Organic
  • Easy to Grow

Variety Information

  • Pot Size: 50 x 50 x 45mm (bare-rooted cell)
  • Height on Arrival: 10 - 20cm
  • Planting Distance: 50 - 80cm
  • Planting Period: Late April to July
  • Harvesting Period: July to October
About your plants

Based in the heart of England, our trusted nursery will sow and grow thousands of organic vegetables and herbs each year. When each plant reaches the optimum time to be planted in your garden, we will dispatch it directly to your home. Plant Theory vegetables are entirely organic, and are importantly grown in soil that has been tested by the Soil Association, on an English farm that treats quality and sustainability as of utmost importance.

Packaging

Each plant is grown and stored in plastic-free materials, and for this we are very proud. These include the biodegradable fibre pots that each vegetable is grown in (which can be placed straight in the ground). When ready, they will be carefully wrapped up in specially-designed and sustainably-sourced cardboard packaging. We additionally use moisture-resistant wax paper to keep every plant safe, and subsequently fill each box with straw for added padding. All packaging will be extensively trialled to ensure that your plants arrive safely, but we will still utilise a delicate-parcels courier just to be certain.
How your order will arrive

When Your Plants Arrive…

  • Unpack your plants: Preferably straight after they arrive, you should carefully unpack your plants. They may appear slightly tired after their journey, however they will soon perk up again.
  • Identify each plant: Each type of plant (but not each individual plant) will be clearly labelled. Lay them out into their respective plant types (such as wild rocket, cauliflower, or peas).
  • Provide a drink: The roots of your plants may be dry, so provide all of them with a nourishing drink of water. Ensuring that the roots are stood upright, submerge the roots of each plant for a few minutes in a container of clean water.

Planting Your Vegetables or Herbs…

  • Their position: For the best results, plant your vegetables in a site that receives full sun.
  • Soil types: You should always avoid waterlogged soils. This is because they can lead to root rot and compacted surroundings, which will hinder your vegetables’ growth.
  • Planting distance: Plant your plugs between 15 - 20cm apart, and keep their stems level with the soil. Each row is best spaced 15 - 30cm away from one another.
  • Watering requirements: Water when planting, and also during periods of drought.
  • Hardiness: Our trusted nursery staff will attentively care for your vegetables, and only deliver them when it is warm enough for them to be planted in your garden.

More Information
Common Name Squash
Harvest Month July, August, September, October
Is Collection/Mix? No
Plant Family Cucurbitaceae
Needs Ericaceous Compost? No
Type Squash
Veg Type Vegetable
Supplied As 8.5cm Pot
Supplied As 9cm Pot
Type Vegetable Plants
Spring Checklist Seeds
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