Plant Information

Howden Pumpkin

Howden Pumpkin
Grower Information

Common Name: Pumpkin
Spacing: 60" (152cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 48 - 72" (122 - 183cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: These vigorous, spreading pumpkins provide high yields of attractive 20 to 30-lb. (9- to 13-kg) fruit.
Intense, bright orange pumpkins with defined ribs and string “handles” grow from 10-ft. (3-m) vines.
Expect to harvest four or five from each plant.
If you want to carve big pumpkins this Fall, plant Howden this Spring in full sun and be sure to keep the soil moist.

Idea & Tips: Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist, keeping your eye out for the first sign of wilt.
Wilting is a sure sign that your pumpkins need water.
Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Days to Harvest: 115
Fruit Size: 20  to  30 lb. (9.1  to  13.6 kg)
Grower Information: One of the most traditional old-time favorites for big, Fall carving pumpkins. These intense, bright orange pumpkins with defined ribs and strong “handles” grow from 10-ft. (3-m) vines. Vigorous, spreading Howden pumpkins provide high yields of attractive 20 to 30-lb. (9 to 14-kg) fruit – expect to harvest four or five from each plant.