Japanese – Pumpkin


  • Also called the Japnut, Kabocha or Delica
  • Small pumpkin usually between 1 and 3kg
  • Mottled green and yellow skin
  • Golden yellow flesh
  • Very sweet taste
  • Said to resemble sweet potato in texture and taste
  • Many different Japanese varieties are grown, such as Ken’s Special Hybrid, Delica, Kurijiman and Pacifica
  • Available: all year

Season: Summer,Autumn,Winter,Spring

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Availablity: January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December

Growing Areas:

QLD – Atherton, Beaudesert, Bowen, Bundaberg, Fassifern Valley, Lockyer Valley
NSW – Bathurst, Cowra, Dareton, Finley, Forbes, Gosford, Griffth, Hunter Valley, Mudgee, Naro, Windsor
VIC – Ballarat, Melbourne Metropolitan Area, Sunraysia, Warrnambool
SA – Adelaide Plains, Riverland
WA – Gin Gin, Perth Metropolitan Outer Areas, Waroona
NT – Darwin, Katherine