Organic Howden Select Pumpkin

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94-100 days to harvest Cucurbita pepo

A quintessential jack o’lantern! Charismatic and large, Howden Select is earlier than other Howden strains, selected by the brilliant Dan and Theresa Podoll of Prairie Road Organic Seeds. Brilliant orange with strong handles, Howden is often 20 to 30 pounds with ambitious 10+ foot vines growing 4 to 6 glorious pumpkins per plant.

What’s in a name? John Howden selected and shared this glorious seed in 1973 in Massachusetts, joining the untold generations of humxns and pumpkins who have been co-adapting together for millennia in our bioregion.

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Organic Howden Select Pumpkin

94-100 days to harvest Cucurbita pepo

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A quintessential jack o’lantern! Charismatic and large, Howden Select is earlier than other Howden strains, selected by our friends in Montana. Brilliant orange with strong handles, Howden is often 20 to 30 pounds with ambitious 10+ foot vines growing 4 to 6 glorious pumpkins per plant.

What’s in a name? John Howden selected and shared this glorious seed in the early 1970s in Massachusetts, joining the untold generations of humxns and pumpkins who have been co-adapting together for millennia in our bioregion.

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Organic Howden Select Pumpkin

Direct Sow (recommended): After frost, sow 2 seeds every 3-4’ in rich soil, thinning to one. Harvest once fruit is fully orange!
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

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