Heritage Pumpkin - Connecticut Field
One of the oldest pumpkins in existence, given to us by the Native American people; pre 1700. The standard for Jack-O'Lanterns with it's thick orange skin and bright yellow flesh.
Connecticut Field Pumpkin is a large fruit 10 to 15 inches in diameter, weighing up to 25 pounds. Large plants need plenty of space. When mature, cut pumpkins from vines with pruning shear, leaving 3 inches of the stem.
Plant seed outdoors in late spring after ground has warmed and danger of frost is past. Traditionally planted in hills (a small circular group of 3-5 seeds) seeds can also be planted in rows 6-10 feet apart of in among the corn. Cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down.
Germinates in 7-14 days, depending on weather.
Matures in 100 days.
Net weight 4 G (Estimated 20-30 seeds)
Bulk Heirloom Pumpkin seed available.
200 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Heirloom Pumpkin seed needed per acre.