Bred to be the size of a human head. So go ôaheadö and carve a scary ôStingy Jackö face. Boo! Toast seeds for a yummy treat.
A superb pumpkin for carving since 1956! 10" tall, 10" diameter, 10–18 pounds, and stores for months. See inside of packet for scrumptious, pumpkin seed recipe, and read about the Irish myth where the jack o'lantern got its name!
Variety Info10" tall by 10" diameter, 10–18 pounds; smooth, medium orange skin, shallow ribs, with fine-grained, pale orange flesh. 'Jack O'Lantern' pumpkin is a cross of the Native American heirloom, 'Connecticut Field' (also grown by the early colonists), and 'Golden Oblong'.
Not recommended except in very short growing seasons, 2 to 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.
RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–90°F.