- Flattened, light-skinned fruits
- Fruits grow to 12-15 pounds
- Sturdy stems rarely break off
- Good for carving
- Winter squash or pumpkin
- 90 days
- 25 seeds per packet
(C. pepo) Our top choice for use as both a carving pumpkin and for fall decorations. Fruits are flattened, light-colored, thin-skinned, and weigh 12-15 pounds. Very sturdy stems rarely break off. Traditionally grown as a dual crop planted with field corn. 90 days.
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.