Pumpkin - Howden
Original strain of the best selling pumpkin in the US. Similar to Connecticut field, but more uniform averaging 20-25 lbs. Produces symmetrical round fruit with extra thick flesh that are ideal for fall decorations, Jack O'Lanterns or making pies.
May also be planted among corn. Cut pumpkins from vines with pruning shears leaving 3 inches of the stem.
Planting time - Late spring or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier in CowPots
Matures in - 110 days
Germinates in - 7 to 14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 6-10 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring 2 inches apart
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3 plants per hill
Net weight 3 G (Estimated 20 seeds)
Bulk Pumpkin seed available.
170 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Pumpkin seed needed per acre.