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July 3, 2017 by Hope Gardens

All your instructions for growing pumpkins can be found here. Following is a list of what we having growing this year. Please let us know if we can help you with your homegrown pumpkin patch.  323-605-5106 or email yourhopegarden@earthlink.net.

THE PUMPKINS

 Musquee De Provence
These gorgeous, big flat pumpkins are shaped like a big wheel of cheese, and are heavily lobed and ribbed. The skin is a beautiful, rich brown color when ripe. The flesh is deep orange, thick and very fine flavored, fruit grow to 20 lbs. each. This is a traditional variety from southern France.

Rare Seeds

 

Orange Rave Hybrid

Dark orange, slightly ribbed, round to slightly upright fruit on semi-vining plants. Nicely embedded handles and intermediate powdery mildew resistance.

 

Howden

Selected by John Howden himself for success in the home garden, this is the pumpkin Linus might have chosen to grow in his really sincere pumpkin patch! These deep orange, ribbed, plump pumpkins set the industry standard for appearance, vitality, and yields. The heavy-bearing plants yield a big crop of 20- to 30-pound pumpkins, each measuring 13 to 16 inches long.
Park Seed
Cinderella
Cinderella pumpkin is an heirloom variety from France. The Cinderella pumpkin is deeply ridged, exceptionally flattened fruits weigh 25-35 lbs. Pumpkins are born on extremely productive vines. Cinderellas has thick walls that are sweet, moist and custard like.
Sustainable Seed
Sugar Pie
Sugar Pie is the standard for making terrific pies, soups, muffins, and casseroles. Small 6″ fruits are also good for carving table décor-size jack o’lanterns.
Rare Seeds
Fairytale
An unusual French heirloom, Fairytale has a deeply lobed, slightly squat shape and a magnificent mahogany brown color. Similar shape to Cinderella but more deeply ribbed with a thick, strong handle. Numerous 12-18 inch fruit are borne on vigorous 10 foot vines and weigh up to 15 pounds. The flesh is deep orange and suitable for cooking and baking in pies.
Territorial Seeds
Jack-Be-Little
Miniature, old-fashioned pumpkins are 3″ wide by 2″ tall and bright orange. Each plant will produce an average of eight pumpkins.
High Mowing Seeds
Spooky
A prolific, dark orange pumpkin, 6-8″ around, and averaging about 6-10 lbs. each.  Spookie Pumpkin is the result of a cross between Sugar Pie and Jack O’ Lantern pumpkins.   It is heavier yielding than either of its parents. It has a deeper fruit shape and a more uniform diameter.   The sweet, thick, yellow-orange flesh is fine-textured and great for making pies.
Wildrose Heritage Seed Company
Red Warty Thing
Peculiar looking, but renowned for delicious flavor and fine texture. The bumpy, thick, red-orange skin protects the 10‒20 pound pumpkins. 1-2 per vine.
Botanical Interests
Jarrahdale
Medium to large, drum-shaped fruit with heavy, rounded ribs and slate-gray skin. Sweet, thick, orange flesh.
Johnny’s Seeds
Big Max
Huge pumpkins can grow well over 100 lbs! Nearly round, bright orange fruit are stunning and are good for pies and canning. Very thick, orange flesh.
Rare Seeds
Big Max
Huge pumpkins can grow well over 100 lbs! Nearly round, bright orange fruit are stunning and are good for pies and canning. Very thick, orange flesh.
ALSO AVAILABLE:
Kabocha “Fairytale” Squash
2-3 lb squash sometimes called Japanese Pumpkin. Vining, striped, light-medium green. Powdery Mildew resistant. Texture of flesh is smooth and very sweet.
Black Beauty Zucchini
The classic dark-green summer squash that has made modern zucchini of this type popular. Introduced in the US markets in the 1920s, and seed companies started listing it in the 1930s. Delicious fried or baked; best picked young.
THE END! ENJOY THE SEASON!

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