Jack Be Little Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo)
Weighing only 8-9 ounces and measuring just 3” in diameter, these edible, bright orange mini-pumpkins are loved as Halloween and fall decorations. Rinds become hard when ready for harvest. Easy to grow and loved by kids!
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 90 days
- Direct sow ½-1” deep in full sun after last frost date when soil is at least 70F or start indoors 3-4 weeks before planting.
- Space plants 24-36” apart in rows 8-12” apart.
- Pumpkins should not be planted in soil where melons or cucumbers were recently grown.