Pumpkin - Connecticut Field
This variety produces large fruit, 10 -14 inches in diameter weighing up to 25 lbs. This is the standard cornfield variety, can be grown anywhere, and is excellent for craving Jack O'Lanterns. Orange-yellow flesh is valued for making pies.
May also be planted among corn. Cut pumpkins from vines with pruning shears leaving 3 inches of the stem.
Planting time - Late spring or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier in CowPots
Matures in - 100 days
Germinates in - 7 to 14 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 6-10 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring 2 inches apart
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3 plants per hill
Net weight 3 G (Estimated 15 seeds)
Bulk Pumpkin seed available.
200 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Pumpkin seed needed per acre.