*Due to a crop failure this variety will not be available in 2023*
About- The Neck Pumpkin is a unique squash in the Butternut family. A favorite among gardeners, its hard, light-brown shell hides moist, delicate orange flesh, perfect for pies. With a long neck and an 18-24 in. length, the Neck Pumpkin is an ideal size for both home and fresh market.
When and Where to Plant- Plant outside after all chance of frost has passed and the soil temperature is above 65 F. Prefers heavily amended soils and full sun.
Care and Harvest- Water heavily 1-2 times per week. When vine begins to die and skin is tough, cut the pumpkin from the vine and allow to harden in the garden.
Planting Depth- 1"
Seed Spacing- 8"
Spacing Between Rows- 48-72"
Days to Germination- 7-10
Plant Spacing- 72-96"
Days to Maturity- 120
Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 25