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MERCURY has a more blocky fruit shape and larger fruit size than other current market standard grey pumpkin varieties. In the Sampson class but with a lighter grey skin, MERCURY is less susceptible to sunburn and fruit pinking important for the visual display of an attractive fruit. With a bigger fruit, excellent internal flesh colour and a small seed cavity, MERCURY is well suited to the cut pumpkin market. A semi-bush type plant. MERCURY is a reliable producer of high yields of quality fruit.

Variety Features

4-6kg fruit weight
High yielding
Dark internal flesh colour

Agronomic Considerations

A hybrid variety
Plant is a semi-bush type

Disease Resistances


Market Segment

Fresh market
Process market

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

1M, 5M, 25M