Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo 'Jack-Be-Little'
Height: 24 inches.
Spacing: 5 - 8 feet between hills.
Depth: 2 inches.
Spread: 10 - 15 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Yield: 8 - 20 fruits per plant.
Foliage: Green folfiage.
Fruit: Deep orange rind with firm flesh . Flattened, deeply ribbed fruits.
Days To Maturity: 100 days.
Form: Annual. Vine Flowers.Females 1-2 wks after the male
Flower Form: Flowers. Female flowers form 1 - 2 weeks after the male flowers.
Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained, sandy loam soil, pH 7.0-7.8
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
Size: 2 inches x 3 inches. 3 - 4 oz. fruits.
Comments: Cute Halloween handouts. Procuces up to 20 fruits per plant. Stores 12 months if properly cured. Feed with a 10-10-10 fertilizer. Pumpkin seeds will not germinate in cold, wet soil. For the best crop, water equivilant to one inch of rainfall weekly. Deep soakings are better than light sprinklings. Place straw under pumpkins. All pumpkin varieties may be used in cooking. All are edible!