> > > > > >

Howden Pumpkins

Howden are Jack-O-Lantern type pumpkins.

They are somewhat tall, though occasionally round, with hard, rich orange skin with slight ribbing, and thick, firmly attached handles.

They have a thick flesh wall, and thick, solid flesh.

They will weigh 20 to 25 pounds (9 to 11 kg), though they have been known to grow up to 60 pounds (27 kg.)

They can be used as an ornamental, or for pies.

100 to 115 days from seed.

Will cross with zucchini.

History Notes

Howden Pumpkins were developed by John Howden in the early 1970s at Howden Farm in Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA.

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.

Pie Pumpkins

Amish Pie Pumpkins; Autumn Gold Pumpkins; Baby Bear Pumpkins; Baby Pam Pumpkins; Buckskin Pumpkins; Bushkin Pumpkins; Casper Pumpkins; Cheese Pumpkins; Chelsey Pumpkins; Cheyenne Bush Pumpkins; Cornfield Pumpkins; Cotton Candy Pumpkins; Dickinson Pumpkins; Early Autumn Pumpkins; Early Buckskin Pumpkins; Early Cheyenne Pie Pumpkins; Eastern 7 X 7 Pumpkins; Funny Face Pumpkins; Ghost-Rider Pumpkins; Gold Keeper Pumpkins; Golden Centennial Pumpkins; Howden Pumpkins; Howdens Field Pumpkins; Hybrid Pam Pumpkins; Kentucky Field Pumpkins; Large Cheese Pumpkins; Libby's Select Dickinson Pumpkins; Long Island Cheese Pumpkins; Mammoth King Pumpkins; Mystic Plus Pumpkins; Mystic Pumpkins; Pam Pumpkins; Pie Pumpkins; Small Sugar Pumpkins; Snack Jack Pumpkins; Spookie Pumpkins; Spooktacular Pumpkins; Streaker Pumpkins; Sugar Treat Pumpkins; Touch of Autumn Pumpkins; Trickster Pumpkins; Virginia Mammoth Pumpkins


You may also like:

Looking for home canning information?
Visit our satellite site dedicated to home canning, HealthyCanning.com for recipes and well-researched articles on all aspects of home canning.

Bon mots

"There is more simplicity in the man who eats caviar on impulse than in the man who eats grape-nuts on principle."

-- Gilbert Keith Chesterton (English writer. 29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936)

Myth of the Day

Marinades Read more >