Howden Pumpkin Seeds
‘When you think of the perfect carving pumpkin, you’re probably thinking of ‘Howden’. It has the perfect shape, color, and size for making Jack-o-lanterns, and other decorations for the Fall season. These bright orange pumpkins have strong handles, thick walls, and defined ribs that add to its characteristic Halloween look. Each plant produces 1‒2, 18‒22 pound pumpkins on long vines. Easy to grow.
3 g. seed packet
Name: Pumpkin ‘Howden’
Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo
Days to Maturity: 110
When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost.
Harvesting: Harvest pumpkins before the first fall frost, and when foliage has begun to dry out. Cut stem with a knife, leaving 3″–4″ of stem on the pumpkin. Do not hold the pumpkin by the stem; if stem attachment gets broken, or any part of the pumpkin bruises, the pumpkin may rot. Do not allow harvested fruit to get wet.
|Dimensions||4 × 4 × 1 in|