Organic Winter Luxury Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo)
This small, rounded pumpkin has coarse, netted skin and deliciously sweet flesh perfect for pies. Introduced by Johnson & Stokes in 1893, the Winter Luxury Pumpkin averages around 6 pounds. Its unique color and smooth shape make this pumpkin excellent for decorating too.
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 100 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.