Organic Connecticut Field Pumpkin Seeds (5g)

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Organic Pumpkin: Connecticut Field (5g) Description:
Organic Pumpkin: Connecticut Field seeds from Patriot Seeds are open-pollinated and friendly to most growing regions. These 100% heirloom, non-GMO pumpkin seeds are Certified Organic by CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers). They are dried and sealed airtight for long-term storage. The Connecticut Field Pumpkin, also known as the original Halloween pumpkin, is a popular choice for both carvings and pies. Fruit averages 12-20" in diameter and usually weighs 15-25lbs. These traditional golden-orange pumpkins will brighten your home and garden. When you buy these pumpkin seeds from Patriot Seeds, you can look forward to abundant pumpkin harvests for years to come. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds!

Organic Pumpkin: Connecticut Field Planting Instructions:
After the last frost, sow Connecticut Field Pumpkin seeds into warm, fertilized soil in full sun. Sow directly into the garden in groups 1" deep, with each group 4-6' apart. Vines should be given plenty of room to spread. Seedlings will emerge in 7-14 days. Thin to 2-3 seedlings per group when they reach 1-2" in height. For extra-large pumpkins, allow only one fruit per plant to reach full maturity.

Organic Pumpkin: Connecticut Field Harvesting Instructions:
Harvest your Connecticut Field Pumpkins when the rinds are firm and the pumpkin is vibrant orange in color. Pumpkins are also ready to harvest when a light frost first kills the vines. Use pruning shears to cut pumpkins from the vine, leaving 3" of the stem. Pumpkins should be allowed to cure in the sun for one week in order for skin to harden.

Did You Know This About Organic Pumpkin: Connecticut Field?
The Connecticut Field Pumpkin is considered America's original pumpkin. This unique variety looks similar to those grown by Native Americans back when the settlers first arrived. Connecticut Field Pumpkins are great for both decorative and culinary purposes.

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