Pumpkin Jack O’Lantern – Item #253


Smooth oval fruits that are very easy to grow and perfect for carving. A good choice for a child’s garden. Jack O’Lantern features long, vigorous vines and plenty of fruit.

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Additional information

Weight 5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 4′ (1.8m)

Row Space: 6-10′ (1.8-3m)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Plant in full sun or partial shade in rich soil. Start outdoors about two weeks after last spring frost, or indoors two weeks prior to last frost date. Feed monthly with side dressings of compost or vegetable fertilizer.

For best shaped pumpkins, set fruit upright while still young. Harvest when rinds are hard and bright orange. Leave a 3-4″ stem.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

Matures In: 105 days

Attributes: the pumpkin for carving