Growing Wolf Pumpkin Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Cucurbita pepo
- Other Names: Wolf
- Days to Maturity: 120 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 72”
- Row Spacing: 6’
- Growth Habit: Vine
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 75-95℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Powdery mildew, cucumber beetles, squash bugs
- Color: Orange
- Flavor: Sweet, smooth
Wolf Pumpkin Growth Habits:
Plant pumpkins in the ground after temperatures rise to 70℉. Place the seed in 1” of fertile soil. Make sure to give Wolf Pumpkins some room-- they can grow. Improper plant spacing in the field or higher than recommended plant populations can cause a reduced fruit set. Final spacing should be at least 6 feet in the row and 12 feet between the rows giving an approximate spacing of 72 square feet per hill or set of two plants. Wolf Pumpkins are a beautiful orange color.
Various Uses for Wolf Pumpkin:
Wolf Pumpkins can be used for eating and carving. These pumpkins are the perfect orange to carve into a jack-o-lantern. But you can just as easily roast this pumpkin or turn the filling into pie.
Wolf Pumpkin Benefits:
Pumpkins are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, fiber, potassium, and copper. These nutrients lead to many health benefits. Ant-oxidants can lead to lower rates of cancer and heart disease. Fiber can really help with dieting and regulating blood sugar. Plus, pumpkins can even improve vision.
Wolf Pumpkins are a great late-producing variety.
Seeds Per Package:
- 4 g - Approximately 30 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 200 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 800 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 3,200 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
- 25 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds