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Potimaron or Hokkaido or Huchiki Kuri Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)
Potimaron / Hokkaido / Huchiki Kuri Squash Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima): small, delicious squash from Japan. The plant has climbing habit, and is very productive. The pumkins reach 800 gm, small in size but recognized amongst the best in the world because of their sweetness and consistency, even the very fine skin is edible; its taste is very similar to chestnuts. Rustic and easy to grow, it is one of the few pumpkins that can be grown in pots. Ready within 90 days from transplanting.