Small Sugar Pumpkin

Small Sugar Pumpkin

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    Open Pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 100 days.
    • Small Sugar Pumpkin is very sweet and the finest pumpkins for pies.
    • An orange-fleshed, meaty pumpkin. Weighs  5-8lbs, diameter of 7" with slight rib indentations.  Good keeper.
    • The standard pie pumpkin. Introduced prior to 1865.

    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.