PUMPKIN Halloween Jack O'lantern

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Cucuribta pepo

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual vine

Seed per packet: 6

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Jack O' Lantern pumpkin is an outstanding variety for decorative uses; fruits are uniformly round, dark orange and weigh 3.7-5.5 kilo (10-15 lb) Not just a great pumpkin for carving the wonderful taste of Jack O' Lantern is great for making soups, muffins, casseroles, pies, and many other nutritious dishes.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with generous amount of water in full sun.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer

Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in direct in growing position. Thin to to the stwo strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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