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Pumpkin Cucurbita spp.

How to sow pumpkin: Direct seed indoors (and transplant outside after seedlings are hardened off) or outdoors

Sun requirement for pumpkin: Plant in Full Sun

Pumpkin has been planted 25 times by Growstuff members.

Pumpkins are squash cultivars that are round to oval in shape with thick, slightly ribbed skin that varies from deep yellow to orange in color. Their flesh ranges from yellow to gold and has large seeds. Like other members of the Cucurbitaceae family, they grow on sprawling vines. Different varieties of pumpkins are grown for food or decoration.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

151 days

First harvest expected

125 days after planting

Last harvest expected

153 days after planting
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Photos

Pumpkin crops

Pumpkin plantings

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Pumpkin harvests

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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Varieties

Crop Map

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