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Eating Quality in Winter Squashes | Why Some Varieties Just Taste Better Than Others
Learn how characteristics of the best tasting winter squash – sugars and Brix, starch and dry matter – plus being sure to harvest at the correct time, relate to eating quality. Follow these 5 steps to produce the best flavor and eating quality in your winter squashes and pumpkins. Read More
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How to Choose Fall Cucurbits | Edible, Ornamental & Dual-Purpose Pumpkins, Squash & Gourds
Here at Johnny's, cucurbits are one of our specialties, some strictly ornamental, some strictly edible, and many that serve both purposes — in all, over 60 varieties. To help you narrow the field to varieties that will work well for your operation, these are the three key considerations that drive selection of fall-harvest pumpkin, squash, and gourd varieties by experienced growers... Read More
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Jack-o'-Lantern Pumpkin Varieties | Dynamic Comparison Chart
Quickly compare average fruits per plant, weight, disease resistance and other key distinguishing features for the top varieties in our jack-o-lantern pumpkin assortment. This simple, dynamic comparison chart was compiled from data collected by our research team, to help growers find the perfect pumpkin. Read More
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Pumpkins | Pie Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF)
Use our Pie Pumpkins Comparison Chart to compare variety features, including species, disease resistance, days to maturity, average weight, vine length, fruits/plant, and in-row spacing. Read More
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White Pumpkin Varieties | Comparison Chart (PDF)
Use our White Pumpkin Variety Comparison Chart to review and compare days to maturity, weight range per fruit, fruits per plant, in-row spacing, and vine length. Read More
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Specialty Pumpkin Varieties | Dynamic Comparison Chart
Quickly compare vine length, weight, disease resistance and other key distinguishing features for the top varieties in our specialty pumpkin assortment. This simple, dynamic comparison chart was compiled from data collected by our research team, to help growers find the perfect pumpkin. Read More
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Pumpkin Production Guidelines | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow these Technical Production Guidelines from Johnny's Selected Seeds for optimal success with growing pumpkins. Includes instructions for all stages of pumpkin production, from site selection, sowing, transplanting, and spacing, to flowering, pollination, fruit production, harvest, and curing. Blossom harvest is additionally discussed, as are preventive and control measures for common pests and diseases of pumpkins. Read More
Key Growing Information
Pumpkins | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing PUMPKINS. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Johnny's Pumpkin Types & Varieties | Printable 4-pp Brochure (PDF)
A compendium of types and varieties of pumpkins from Johnny's Selected Seeds in a convenient, downloadable, printable 4-pp brochure. We offer organic and conventional forms in diverse colors, sizes, and shapes, for carving jack-o'-lanterns, baking pies, seed roasting and oil extraction, as well as traditional fall decorations. Choose from: • Award-winning Johnny's-bred varieties. • Select open-pollinated heirlooms. • Vigorous, disease-resistant hybrids. Read More
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Webinar | Top-Performing Pumpkins | Recap/Slide Show (15-pp PDF)
A slideshow recap of Johnny's Top-Performing Pumpkins Webinar. Topics: • History of Johnny's Pumpkin Breeding Program • Key Characteristics to Look For • Variety recommendations Read More
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Video: Top-Performing Pumpkins for the Market Garden | Johnny's Webinar Series
Here is the full presentation of our Top-Performing Pumpkins for the Market Garden webinar, followed by a Q&A session. The full video runs approximately 1 hour. Read More
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Resources for Top-Performing Pumpkins | Johnny's Educational Webinar Series
A learning resource page for our webinar on Top-Performing Pumpkins for the Market Garden. Johnny's pumpkin pros provide some basics on our pumpkin breeding program and history, key distinguishing characteristics to look for, a product assortment rationale, and 10 of our favorites and why. Read More
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