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kamo kamo Cucurbita pepo

Kamo Kamo has been planted 1 time by Growstuff members.


kamo kamo is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)

First harvest expected

168 days after planting

Last harvest expected

252 days after planting



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how to eat kamo kamo

Chop up the kamo kamo.

Remove seeds. (Save these to grow for next year)

Leave skin on.

Roast with sprigs of rosemary at 180C for about 40 minutes (until soft) It's okay to do this the day before

Remove skins (easier if the kamo kamo is cool). place in pot with chicken stock and garlic. Puree with a stick blender until smooth. Heat slowly on the stove. Pour over pasta.

For extra points, serve with steamed pūhā

How to grow kamo kamos

Grown for: fruit (3)

Plant from: seed (1)

Plant in: semi-shade (1)

Scientific names

  • Cucurbita pepo

Alternate names

  • Kumi Kumi

Kamo kamo varieties

kamo kamo is a variety of squash.

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