When you see the perfect carving pumpkin for sale, it’s probably ‘Howden’, developed in the 1970s by John Howden in Massachusetts as the ideal decorative pumpkin. These bright orange pumpkins have strong handles, thick walls, and defined ribs that add to its characteristic Halloween look. Each plant produces 1–2, 18–22 pound pumpkins on long vines. Botanical Interests’® Howden Pumpkin Seeds are USDA Organic and have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 6 mounds.
110 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 2-4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–90°F.
Indoors: Not recommended except in very short growing seasons. Sow 2-4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground. Transplant after your average last frost date, when weather is warm and settled.