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Black Futsu Pumpkin

Black Futsu



Cucurbita moschata

Futsu
Very suitable for cooking.

‘Black Futsu’, another Japanese variety with sweet, nutty flesh. It is sometimes called "Kurokawa Futsu". The fruits are heavily ribbed and dark, black-green when picked, quickly developing a heavy grey bloom, beneath which they ripen to a tawny orange.

The golden orange flesh is delicious with a strong taste similar to hazelnuts. Fruits are large with weights close to 10 pounds.

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Seed reviews:
Ireland: grows well
Malaysia;Grows well
Grown in Washington, Indiana, California

Varieties:
Kogigu
Fruits start out green, upon maturity mellowing to medium brown. The fruits weigh a very practical 1-2 lbs. The dark orange flesh is sweet and fruity tasting, with a nutty flavor, and fine grained. Quality is very high. Keeping quality is excellent.

Hidemi
Small, uniform fruit. This selection from Japan is smaller and more uniform than Black Futsu. Hidemi bears beautiful fruit, ripening from dark green to brown. Its plants are short vining and should be planted closely. Ideal household size of 1-1.5 kg (2-4.5 lbs). Hidemi`s pulp tastes nut-like, and children love it uncooked. Hidemi is an so far unknown variety which was sent to us by a Japanese woman. We named this sort after her. 100 days.

Bungkan
Also known as Beung Karn. Excellent for meals and highly decorative. Bungkan F1 bears flat, round, slightly ribbed fruits. These stay small with about 1 kg (2,2 lbs) in weight. Their dark green color changes to a pretty nice ochre while ripening. This productive Asian variety yields early. Its dark yellow flesh is a tasty ingredient for soups and other dishes.
This variety produces small sized fruits which have dark green and rough-textured skin. Yellow-orange flesh is very sweet and delicious, excellent for cooking and soups. The plant grows very vigorously in subtropical warm climates and is very prolific. This variety is very popular in Thailand and Southeastern Asia.




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