Jack O'Lantern Pumpkin
Regular price $2.95
- 100 days.
- Medium size, round to oblong pumpkins are borne on long 8-10 ft vines
- Ridged, 12-16 inch diameter pumpkins weigh 7-10 lbs
- Bright orange color and strong stems make this pumpkin perfect for carving Jack-O-Lanterns.
- Rich flavored orange flesh makes this a good choice for breads, pies, muffins and soups.
Planting Directions: Plant in spring when ground has warmed 70° to 95°, with 86° optimum. Plant in soil that has been amended with rich compost or general garden fertilizer. Plant 6-8 seeds 1/2” to 1” deep in hills spaced 6’-8’ apart. Thin seedlings to 3 per hill. Seeds may also be started indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last frost. Transplant to hills after all danger of frost has past and soil remains a consistent 65°-75°. Pumpkins need heavy watering on a regular schedule. Fruits are ready when the rind is hard to the fingernail and changes color to orange.