Squashes are at the orange end of the spectrum and are packed with compounds known as carotenes.

Diets rich in carotenes are thought to have a protective effect against certain cancers.

Uchiki kuri has 1200% more of the good stuff in its wonderfully sweet, nutty flavoured 1.5kg fruits than standard butternut squash.

Part of James Wong’s range of grow and eat a rainbow to improve health.

The dazzling colours of fruit and vegetables are given to them by a range of natural compounds which can be beneficial to health.

Research has shown that diets rich in these colourful crops may reduce the risk of a whole range of diseases, from heart disease to cancer. 

Approximately 10 seeds per packet.

Sow: March to May.

Harvest: September to October.

Growing instructions on the back of the packet.


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