Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Howden Pumpkin

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucurbita pepo

Common Name: Pumpkin

Spacing: 60" (152cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 48 - 72" (122 - 183cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: These vigorous, spreading pumpkins provide high yields of attractive 20 to 30-lb. (9- to 13-kg) fruit.
Intense, bright orange pumpkins with defined ribs and string “handles” grow from 10-ft. (3-m) vines.
Expect to harvest four or five from each plant.
If you want to carve big pumpkins this Fall, plant Howden this Spring in full sun and be sure to keep the soil moist.

Grower Information:

One of the most traditional old-time favorites for big, Fall carving pumpkins. These intense, bright orange pumpkins with defined ribs and strong “handles” grow from 10-ft. (3-m) vines. Vigorous, spreading Howden pumpkins provide high yields of attractive 20 to 30-lb. (9 to 14-kg) fruit – expect to harvest four or five from each plant.