(Cucurbita pepo) First offered by SSE member Glenn Drowns in the
1984 Yearbook from USDA seed. 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.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip
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.