Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin
- Open pollinated. 100 days. Heirloom.
- Beautiful 5 lb, 10" diameter, netted pumpkins are what every pie pumpkin promises but rarely delivers.
- Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin is completely smooth, thick fleshed amd cooks to a rich mellow flavor.
- A friend asked a market vendor to recommend a pie pumpkin; she reached under the counter and exclaimed, "This will be the best you've ever had," as she brought out a Winter Luxury Pie.
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.