Pumpkin - Dwarf - LiL Pump-Ke-Mon (Cucurbita pepo) Organic - Dwarf Mini Tiger Pumpkins Winter Vegetable

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Pumpkin - Dwarf - LiL Pump-Ke-Mon (Cucurbita pepo) Organic - Dwarf Mini Tiger Pumpkins Winter Vegetable

Annual

Height 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Amazing! Perfect little dwarf pumpkins produces 1 - 2 lb fruits with flattened and moderately ribbed skins that make an excellent presentation or  great to use for single serving options. Great looking white skin and orange coloured grooves. Use the shell as a bowl for pumpkin anything! Vines are somewhat compact with high yields of uniform 5 1/2 in wide by 3 in high, flattened fruits. Perfect for autumn displays and fall feasts. Lil Pump-Ke-Mon Dwarf Mini Tiger Pumpkins are not only delightful in appearance but also versatile in the kitchen. These compact plants offer a charming addition to your garden, producing small, uniquely striped pumpkins that are perfect for autumn decorations and culinary use.

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  • Plant after frost danger when soil warms to 65°F
  • Keep soil evenly moist but not wet as too much moisture causes seed to rot
  • Direct sow outdoors after all risk of frost has passed. Plant seeds 1 in deep in hills 3-4 ft apart with 4 - 6 ft between rows.
  • OR Start indoors 3-4 weeks prior to anticipated transplant date in 4 inch pots so you can transplant seedlings out carefully and not disturb roots after all risk of frost has passed.
  • Matures in 100 days. 
  • attracts bees, butterflies and birds
  • 1. **Planting Time:** Sow seeds after the last frost when the soil has warmed up.
    2. **Soil:** Choose well-drained, nutrient-rich soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.
    3. **Spacing:** Plant seeds or seedlings about 2-3 feet apart to allow ample room for the vines to spread.
    4. **Sunlight:** Provide full sun exposure for optimal growth and fruit development.
    5. **Watering:** Maintain consistent soil moisture, especially during the flowering and fruit-setting stages. Avoid waterlogging.
    6. **Fertilization:** Use a balanced organic fertilizer at planting and periodically throughout the growing season.
    7. **Support:** If growing in a limited space, consider providing support for the vines to encourage upward growth.
    8. **Pollination:** Pumpkins typically have separate male and female flowers. Bees play a crucial role in pollination, so encourage pollinator-friendly plants in the vicinity.
    9. **Harvesting:** Harvest when the pumpkins reach the desired size and have a deep, rich color. Cut the stem, leaving a few inches attached to the pumpkin.
    10. **Storage:** Cure pumpkins in a warm, dry place for a week before storing in a cool, dark area for extended shelf life.

  • Seed Count: 10