Pumpkin - Lumina (Cucurbita Maxima) Carving Pumpkin White Pumpkins Heirloom Vegetable

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Pumpkin - Lumina (Cucurbita Maxima) Carving Pumpkin White Pumpkins Heirloom Vegetable

Annual

Height 1.5 ft

This pumpkin variety ‘Lumina’ produces produces mid-sized fruits with a smooth, ghostly white rind and a fine-grained, bright orange flesh. The fruits are typically 10 to 12 pounds and 8 to 10 inches in diameter. Lumina white pumpkins stores well. Smaller pumpkins are grown for cooking and eating, while the larger sizes are for Jack-o’-lanterns and exhibition. 

Pumpkins require a long growing season, so cooler areas will do better with smaller varieties. Note: too much fertilizer will result in all vine. Pumpkins require too much space to be grown in containers. This variety is great for carving and is edible.

  • Sun to part sun
  • well draining high organic nutrient soil
  • Start seeds indoors 3 weeks before the plant out date. Pumpkins do not transplant well; recommend using paper or fibre pots that can be set directly in the soil. 
  • Direct sow 2 or 3 weeks after the last average frost date. Plant 6 to 8 seeds in each inverted hill. Keep pumpkins well watered.
  • Harvest: typically ready for harvest 95 to 120 days after planting. Pumpkins can stay on the vine for a long time, but ensure to harvest before the first hard frost as they will get mushy. 
  • Seed count: 10