Tags: Heirloom Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers

Latin Name: Cucurbita moschata

Days to Maturity: 95 to 100


Small- to medium-sized, salmon colored pumpkins with orange flesh. Native to the Southeast US and resistant to squash borers, pests and wilts that decimate other pumpkin varieties. Fruits keep up to a year at room temperature. Vines begin slowly and then will grow rapidly and fruit from midsummer until fall frost. This versatile pumpkin can be used for pies, soups, stuffed pumpkin recipes, or eaten as is after roasting or steaming. Seeds can be roasted for snacking. Very prolific. Extras pumpkins can be fed to livestock.

Story of this Seed:

This variety is listed on the Ark of Taste, which reports, "It was under cultivation by Seminole people before Spaniards arrived in Florida in the 1500s. Immigrants to Florida also adopted this cultivation method [allowing it to vine up trees], producing

Growing Tips:

Plant after last frost. Does well with normal fertility. After established can tolerate periods of drought. Leave room for plants to vine in late summer or allow to grow up fence or trellises. Needs long growing seasons typical of the Southeast.

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    What was your original source for your Seminole pumpkin seeds and how many years have you been cultivating/selecting these seeds?

    Posted by Ed Ackley on 09/25/2018

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    I'm in zone 9, Fort Myers, Fl. When (month) should I plant Seminole Pumpkin seeds?

    Posted by Sandy Troy Pennington on 08/14/2018

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Seminole Pumpkin

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Persimmon Ridge Honey & Goat Farm

Williamsport, TN, United States (Zone 7a)
Established in 2006
0.50 acres in production

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