Cucurbita pepo, C. maxima

How to plant Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin Orange SmoothieNew for 2018 VG18153

ORANGE SMOOTHIE Pumpkin Seeds (OP) 95 days, Cucurbita pepo

Dark orange, smooth, non-ribbed, 6 to 9 pound fruit with long handles are perfect for carving or painting. Use the sweet flesh for pumpkin pies. Semi-determinate vines take less space in your garden. An All-America Selections Winner.

20 seeds - $3.99

Pumpkin Windsor Hybrid Patio
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WINDSOR HYBRID PATIO Pumpkin Seeds 85-90 days, Cucurbita pepo

Miniature, deep orange pumpkins reach 4-5 in. across and are arranged on the stems of upright growing 2 ft. tall plants. The fruit is great for decorating and makes a wonderful pumpkin pie.

10 seeds - $3.99

Pumpkin Small Sugar VG09211

SMALL SUGAR Pumpkin Seeds (OP) 90-100 days, Cucurbita pepo

Organically grown. The classic pie pumpkin, Small sugar features 6-8 pound, somewhat ribbed bright orange fruits, with stringless sweet, dry flesh with just the right consistency for top quality cooking. Can be stored for months until ready for use.

30 seeds - $2.49

Pumpkin Baby Boo VG09214

BABY BOO Pumpkin Seeds (OP) 90-95 days, Cucurbita pepo

Baby Boo is just perfect for adding cuteness and creativity to your holiday display. These tiny white pumpkins are about the size of a tennis ball, slightly flat and scalloped, with a shapely curved stem. Their tasty edible flesh is most flavorful when the fruit has matured to a creamy yellow; harvest early to keep them white.

30 seeds - $2.49

Pumpkin Dill's Atlantic Giant VG00171

DILL'S ATLANTIC GIANT Pumpkin Seeds (OP) 120 days, Cucurbita maxima

Capable of growing to 800 or more pounds, most of the largest pumpkins in the world come from this seed. 50 and 100 pounders are common, and with fertile soil, ample irrigation, wide spacing, and thinning to 1 fruit per plant, many home gardeners have grown 200-300 pounders. From Howard Dill of Nova Scotia.

5 seeds - $2.49

How to Plant and Grow Pumpkin Seeds

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Plant Pumpkin Seeds: Direct sow after all danger of frost 9 in. apart in rows 6-8 ft. apart. Kept at 75-85°F., germination is in 5-10 days. Thin to 3-4 ft. apart. Can be started peat pots or cell packs 3-4 weeks before the last frost.

Grow Pumpkin: Pinch the vine tips once several fruits have formed to control vine size and encourage larger fruit. Fruits are harvested once the vine dies.