Pumpkin, Connecticut Field Pumpkin Seeds

by Hart's Seeds
$1.98

This variety produces large fruit, 10-14 inches in diameter and weighing up to 25 pounds.

  • The standard cornfield variety.
  • Can be grown anywhere.
  • Excellent for carving Jack O' Lanterns.
  • Orange-yellow flesh is valued for making pies.

SPECIFICS: (see below for complete sowing information)

  • SEED DEPTH: 1/2 inch
  • SEED SPACING: 3-5 seeds in a ring (hill) 2 inches across, hills 6-10 feet apart each way
  • EMERGES: 7-14 days
  • MATURES: 100 days

SOWING:

  • Plant seed outdoors in late spring when ground is warm and all danger of frost is past.
  • Make a group of 3-5 seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across.
  • Cover seed with 1/2 inch of soil, well pressed down.
  • Each ring (hill) should be spaced 6-10 feet apart each way.

    GERMINATION:

    • Germinated in 7-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions.

    THINNING:

    • When plants are 2-3 inches high, thin leaving the 3 strongest plants per hill.

    NOTES:

    • May also be placed in rows 6-10 feet apart spacing plants 2-3 feet apart in the row.
    • May also be planted among corn.
    • Cut from vines with pruning shears leaving 3 inches of stem.

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