Pumpkin 'Jack be Little'

A mini pumpkin with lovely sweet flesh, perfect for roasting or stuffing. More
10 seeds 110369 £1.95 In stock
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A bright orange mini pumpkin with lovely, sweet flesh that is perfect for roasting or stuffing.

Genus Cucurbita
Group/Species pepo
Variety Jack be Little
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Pumpkin
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist
Height 45cm (18in) but will trail/climb up to 3m (10 ft)
Spacing 60-90cm (24-36in) apart with 1m (39in) between rows
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover from April to May. Soak the seed overnight, then sow 2.5cm vertically, one to a 9cm pot. The seeds are large and may rot off before they germinate if sown flat. Once they have 5 or 6 leaves, they're ready to go out. Harden them off by standing them outside during the day and then plant them out once the frosts are over. You can also sow them direct into the ground outside from May, after the last frosts.
Care Tips Water well, and avoid the plant becoming dry. Mulch well, and dig in plenty of manure. Will need a frame to climb up. It is important to pinch out the triffid-like growth tips once they reach 1-1.5m and to keep doing so! This helps the fruit to set.
Flowering August - October
Storing Store throughout the winter in a place with good air circulation. For best results, hang in an onion bag after curing in the sun for 10 days.
Harvesting 75-100 frost-free days from planting. Allow fruits to mature on the plant for as long as possible but harvest fruits before the first frosts. One plant should produce around ten pumpkins.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Pumpkin 'Jack be Little' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Paul

Good germination and plants developing well with fruits showing good development.