Ed Hume Seeds

Lumina Pumpkin


A novel white pumpkin ideal for carving, painting and baking. Its slightly flattened fruit grows 8 to 10 inches high, weighing 10 to 12 pounds or more. Approximately 100 days to maturity.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Plant outdoors in late spring after weather has warmed and all danger of frost has passed. Plant seeds in hills sowing seeds 4 inches apart, 6 to 8 seeds per hill. Cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil well firmed down. For earlier crop start seeds indoors 2-3 weeks before setting outside.

SPACING: Leave about 4 feet between hills; space rows 4 to 6 feet apart depending upon available space.

THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: When new plants are about 4 inches tall carefully thin or transplant to 3 healthiest plants per hill.

GERMINATION: Approximately one to two weeks depending upon weather and soil warmth. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Kids will love this uniquely colored pumpkin. Its light skin shows off brightly painted designs better then orange skinned pumpkins. Some light blue patches can show up in cooler, wetter growing conditions.


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