Pumpkin - Justify Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Organic - Non GMO

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Pumpkin - Justify Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) Organic - Non GMO

Pumpkin is a safe bet for a Triple Crown patch, offering large, uniform fruit and moderate resistance to Powdery Mildew. Vigorous vines produce 20-25 lb pumpkins with thick, sturdy stems, completing the well-rounded, burnt-orange fruits with pronounced ribbing.


Average Weight: 20-25 pounds

  • Full sun
  • Well draining soil
  • Start seeds indoors: sow seeds 2 cm 1 in deep. Sow 3 seeds in each spot you want a plant to grow and thin to the strongest plant. Keep in a sunny spot until germination occurs.
  • If starting transplants indoors, consider using the 12-cell plug inserts, or a 3 in pot and transplant when all risk of frost has passed.
  • OR plant outdoors after frost has passed

It takes about 90 - 110 days to grow pumpkins so planting by mid-July is the usual goal for farmers who will need some time to grow in time for late fall season

  • Spacing: minimum of 90-120cm (36-48″) apart in rows 120-180cm (48-72″) apart.
  • Plant in hills, mounds or rows
  • Dig in a generous quantity of finished compost and/or composted manure.
  • Dig in 1 cup of complete organic fertilizer under each plant.
  • All pumpkins grow male flowers first, then the female flowers are produced.
  • Germinates in 7-14 days
  • Seed Count: 10