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Pumpkin 'Howden' Seeds

Consistent excellent qualities.

Availability: Out of stock

$2.50
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Details

The original Jack O'Lantern pumpkins you see sold at supermarkets and roadside farm stands. Plant produces big 15 lb bright orange Halloween pumpkins. Developed by John Howden in the early 1970’s. Pumpkins vary in size and shape, and have strong handles for making Jack-O’Lanterns. Excellent for home garden and market growers.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucurbita pepo
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
Plant Spacing 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 100-110
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 15