Pumpkin Charmant F1 x 2 (9cm)
Another F1 sorry!
Traditional Halloween pumpkins weighing up to 8kg.
Semi-vining, good resisitacnce to powdery mildew.
Keep well watered, pinch out growing tips after 6 -7 fruits have set.
Indoors, April-May, 1.5 cm down, keep 15-20 centigrade, hared off late May, plant out June, sapce 3 feet apart.
Outdoors, may-June, 2 per hole, 1.5 cm down, allow 90cm between positions, thin out strongest.
Did you know when Irish immigrants moved to the U.S., they began carving jack-o’-lanterns from pumpkins, as these were native to the region. We’ve been carving pumpkins—or turnips—ever since.
Image credit to Benjamin Balazs.