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25 May 20 Holly (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi, I'm wondering if pumpkins can be planted now on a hot western slope in nth new? Yes it's late! Just wondering!
26 May 20 Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the article here and get as much info as possible to make a decision. We are about 5 weeks away from the coldest period of the year July August, most plants do not grow much during these months. Generally give the hottest and coldest months a miss. Advice here is they need 20-30 temp to germinate, my soil is currently 18, Bundaberg. It says plant from August. I suggest you wait until then and find a warm area to be able to germinate the seeds or buy seedlings. There is a reason why you plant at the correct time, you have a better chance of a successful crop. Start preparing your ground if it needs it.

Read the article here and get as much info as possible to make a decision. We are about 5 weeks away from the coldest period of the year July August, most plants do not grow much during these months. Generally give the hottest and coldest months a miss. Advice here is they need 20-30 temp to germinate, my soil is currently 18, Bundaberg. It says plant from August. I suggest you wait until then and find a warm area to be able to germinate the seeds or buy seedlings. There is a reason why you plant at the correct time, you have a better chance of a successful crop. Start preparing your ground if it needs it.

- Anonymous

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