Jack Straw Pumpkin
100 days to harvest | Cucurbita pepo
~ this seed does not ship to Canada ~
Jack Straw is the classic jack o’ lantern pumpkin with a solid handle, easy to grow with powdery mildew to make sure you have glorious pumpkins for the fall!
We love Organic Jack Straw Pumpkin for her whimsical diversity, as well. Her pumpkins grow between 8-14” tall with a satisfyingly smooth, oblong shape, each one is unique & easy to carve.
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Organic Jack Straw Pumpkin
Direct Sow (recommended): After frost, sow 2 seeds every 3-4’ in rich soil, thinning to one. Harvest before frost & cure in warm place with good airflow for winter storage.
Transplant: Start seedlings 3 weeks before final frost in peat pots or soil blocks for minimal root disturbance. Transplant after last frost with 3-4’ between plants.
Sowing Date: After frost, late May to early June
Seed Depth: 1 inch
Days to Germination: 5 days at 80°F
Days to Maturity: 100
Plant spacing after thinning: 3-4 feet
Height: full vine