Organic Pumpkin, Small Sugar
(1/4 lb)

Classic Pumpkin for Pies and Canning

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5179

$14.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$14.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Pumpkin - Small Sugar - Cucurbita pepo

Tender Annual Heirloom. A standard since the 1800s, Small Sugar is the classic pumpkin for pies and canning. The dark orange, deeply ribbed rind has fine-grained, stringless, sweet, thick, yellow flesh. Fruit grows 6"-9" in diameter, weighing 5-8 pounds each.

Did You Know? Pumpkins are an excellent source of vitamin A.

Soil & Water: Pumpkins prefer loam or sandy soil high in organic matter to hold large amounts of moisture. The plants require heavy and even water for best development. Preferred soil pH is between 6.0-7.0.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost or sow seed directly when soil temperature reaches 70°F. To begin growing earlier, use mulching plastics and row covers to warm the soil.

Harvesting & Storage: For immediate use, harvest when the skin loses its sheen. For storage, harvest pumpkins when fully mature. Cut the fruit from the vine, leaving 4"-6" of stem. Cure for storage by setting in a warm, dry location for 1-2 weeks.

Soil Temperature: 70-90°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"-1"
Germination: 6-18 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Days To Maturity: 80-118 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 2'-4'
Approx Seeds per Pack: 913 Seeds

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Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 70-90°F
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-90°F
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Pumpkins prefer loam or sandy soil high in organic matter to hold large amounts of moisture. The plants require heavy and even water for best development. Preferred soil pH is between 6.0-7.0.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost or sow seed directly when soil temperature reaches 70°F. To begin growing earlier, use mulching plastics and row covers to warm the soil.

Harvesting & Storage: For immediate use, harvest when the skin loses its sheen. For storage, harvest pumpkins when fully mature. Cut the fruit from the vine, leaving 4"-6" of stem. Cure for storage by setting in a warm, dry location for 1-2 weeks.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 3.5"W x 0.75"H

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