Newsletter

Pumpkins

Pumpkins are native to the Americas, and enjoyed widespread use after the pilgrims came to North America. A typical pumpkin is 92% water. Pumpkins come in many sizes, from the tiny 3 oz. ones to the giant 2000+ lb. monsters. Did you know that 90% of all processed pumpkins are grown in the state of Illinois?

The world record holder for the heaviest pumpkin was grown by Mathias Willemijins of Belgium. It weighed in at a whopping 1190.5 kg or 2623 lb. !!!

The North America record holder is Richard Wallace from Rhode Island. His pumpkin weighed in at 2261.5 lb. 

Approximately 3,200 seeds per lb. 1/2 oz. is needed for a 100 foot row, 4 lb. per acre.

Sort by

Pumpkin, Baby Boo

Small, flattened fruits. White rind and flesh.

Pumpkin, Big Max

Large, round shape, 50 to 100 lb. Orange with pink background.

Pumpkin, Camaro PMR

20 lb. Orange rind with slight ribs. Powdery Mildew Resistant.

Pumpkin, Cinderella

Vivid, red-orange colored fruits resemble Cinderella's carriage.

Pumpkin, Cinderella's Carriage

Large, flattened pumpkin with Powdery Mildew Tolerance.

Pumpkin, Connecticut Field

Deep orange color pumpkin. 15 to 25 lb. each. Standard field pumpkin.

Pumpkin, Corvette PMR

12 to 15 lb. Dark orange, slight ribs. Powdery Mildew Resistant.

Pumpkin, Dill's Atlantic Giant

Large, light red-orange pumpkin, World's Record Holder of 2032 lb. is this variety.

Pumpkin, Early Sugar or Pie

5 to 8 lb. pumpkin grown for its sweet, thick, bright orange flesh.

Pumpkin, Howden Field

Uniform, 20 to 25 lb., dark orange fruits with good handles.