Connecticut Field Pumpkin Seeds
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Fruits are large: 15-25 lbs. and larger. Rich orange-yellow color. Flesh thick, coarse, dry and sweet. Non-genetically engineered seeds.
Culture: Direct sow seeds into warmed, rich soil in groups (hills) of 5-8 seeds. Thin to the 2 or 3 strongest plants per group. Water regularly and fertilize when lateral runners begin to spread. Tip: trellis between two rows.
Harvest: A full season pumpkin about 100 to 120 days. When skin is hard, cut from vine with a 3" (7.5 cm.) piece of stem attached.
Nutrition: Excellent source of vitamin A and potassium.
Planting depth: 3/4"-1" (2-2.5 cm.)
Seeds per group (hill): 5-8
Spacing between seeds: 3" (7.5 cm.)
Spacing of groups (hills): 6'-8' (1.8-2.4 m.)
Days to germination: 10
Thin to plants per group (hill): 2-3
Days to maturity: 120