Owl’s Eye F1 Pumpkin

$3.50

Owl’s Eye F1 Pumpkin | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Cucurbita pepo | Annual | Hybrid

Vibrant yellow Jack O’Lantern suited to Halloween decorations. Handsome ribbed fruits with flat bottoms sit evenly on your porch or table. Strong, dark green handles are well attached for easy harvest and handling. Shows field tolerance to powdery mildew. Bred through collaboration between High Mowing and the University of New Hampshire. A portion of the sales for this variety are paid to the breeder. Semi-bush habit, 10-16lb fruit.

Planting tip: Start transplant 3-4 weeks before the last frost date. Transplanting recommended. It can also direct-seeded as soon as the danger of frost has passed.

Harvesting tip: When fruit mature that has rich color and hard rinds that are hard to dent with a fingernail. Another indicator is ground spot getting riper in color from yellow to cream, gold to orange. Cut 2” stem to avoid rotting from the broken stem. Must cure in dry and warm conditions.

Storage tip: Store at 10-12°C and 55-75% and good air circulation.

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