Jack O'Lantern Pumpkin, Orange with strong stems

Jack O'Lantern Pumpkin

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    Heirloom. Open Pollinated.
    • 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.