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Each pumpkin measures approximately 6\" to 7” tall and 5\" to 6” wide. Great for carving jack-o-lanterns and making pies, Spookie heirloom pumpkins can be used for both ornamental and culinary purposes. 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In the spring and early summer, you should direct sow the Spookie pumpkin seeds in soil that is at least 65 degrees F. As pumpkins are very sensitive to frost, it can make sense to wait until about 2 weeks after your last frost date to plant the seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePlan to give the Spookie Pumpkin plants plenty of water, but be sure the planting site is well-draining to prevent disease.\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003ch3\u003eVarious Uses for Spookie Pumpkins and Pumpkin Seeds:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSpookie pumpkins are a dual-purpose type of pumpkin, in that that can be used for both culinary purposes, such as pie filling, and ornamental purposes, such as fall decorating and jack-o-lantern carving.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe seeds of Spookie pumpkins can be roasted and eaten as a snack.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSpookie Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seed Benefits:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePumpkin flesh contains significant amounts of vitamin A and other vitamins and minerals, plus it has important antioxidants, including beta-carotene.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePumpkin seeds, also called pepitas, are high in antioxidants, healthy fats, and essential minerals, including magnesium.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAdditional Information:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt's best to avoid planting pumpkins in locations where pumpkins have previously been grown in the past 3 years. 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Non-GMO, heirloom Spookie Pumpkin Seeds from True Leaf Market produce fruit weighing between 6 and 10 lbs. that has smooth orange skin and subtle ribbing. Each pumpkin measures approximately 6" to 7” tall and 5" to 6” wide. Great for carving jack-o-lanterns and making pies, Spookie heirloom pumpkins can be used for both ornamental and culinary purposes. These heirloom pumpkin seeds come from Mountain Valley Seed Co., which is a small, family-owned seed company known for supplying premium-quality seeds to both home growers and fresh market producers. 90 to 110 days to maturity.

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  • Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
  • Other Names: Pie Pumpkins, Ornamental Pumpkins
  • Days to Maturity: 90-110 days
  • Hardiness Zone: Annual, not intended for overwintering; suitable for all USDA hardiness zones
  • Planting Depth: 1”
  • Plant Spacing: 6-12”
  • Row Spacing: 6-10’
  • Growth Habit: Vining; fruit weighing 6 to 10 lbs.
  • Soil Preference: Very fertile, well-draining, moist soil; 5.8 to 6.8 pH level
  • Temp Preference: Warm; sensitive to frost; requires 65- to 95-degree F soil for germination
  • Light Preference: Full sun, at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day
  • Pests/diseases: Aphids, squash bugs, spider mites, squash vine borer, striped cucumber beetles, powdery mildew, bacterial wilt, scab, downy mildew
  • Color: Green foliage; orange flesh
  • Flavor: Pumpkin

Spookie Heirloom Pumpkin Seed Growth Habits:

The vines of the Spookie heirloom pumpkin variety support small ornamental or culinary pumpkins weighing between 6 and 10 lbs. and measuring 6" to 7” tall and 5" to 6” wide.

Pumpkins tend to be heavy feeders, so you may want to amend the site with compost during the fall before you plan to plant the seeds. In the spring and early summer, you should direct sow the Spookie pumpkin seeds in soil that is at least 65 degrees F. As pumpkins are very sensitive to frost, it can make sense to wait until about 2 weeks after your last frost date to plant the seeds.

Plan to give the Spookie Pumpkin plants plenty of water, but be sure the planting site is well-draining to prevent disease.

Various Uses for Spookie Pumpkins and Pumpkin Seeds:

Spookie pumpkins are a dual-purpose type of pumpkin, in that that can be used for both culinary purposes, such as pie filling, and ornamental purposes, such as fall decorating and jack-o-lantern carving.

The seeds of Spookie pumpkins can be roasted and eaten as a snack.


Spookie Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seed Benefits:

Pumpkin flesh contains significant amounts of vitamin A and other vitamins and minerals, plus it has important antioxidants, including beta-carotene.

Pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas, are high in antioxidants, healthy fats, and essential minerals, including magnesium.


Additional Information:

It's best to avoid planting pumpkins in locations where pumpkins have previously been grown in the past 3 years. Crop rotation can help reduce the risk of certain diseases.


Seeds Per Package:

  • 8 g - Approximately 60 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 225 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 900 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 3,600 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 18,000 Seeds
 
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