Spooky Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo)
Spooky is the perfect all-purpose pumpkin - great for pies and terrific for carving. Bright orange, smooth-skinned pumpkins are 6-7” tall, weighing 6-10 pounds, 6-7” in diameter.
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 90-120 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.