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Jill Be Little

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 245
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2.99

Pkt (≈ 15 seeds)

This recently introduced variety produces petite pumpkins, approximately 3"(7.5cm) across and 2" (5cm) high. Each plant yields 6-8 fruits. Though edible, Jack Be Little is used mainly for crafts, Halloween handouts, Miniature Jack O'Lanterns and table decorations. Properly cured fruits store up to 12 months.

  • Seed Depth: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Seed Spacing: Groups of 4-6
  • Row Spacing: 6' (180cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 10-14
  • Plant Spacing: 6' (180cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 95

Plant: Direct seed at about the frost free date into rich, fertile soil. Usually sown into "hills" of 4-6 seeds and thinned to the 2 strongest plants per hill.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when lateral runners begin to spread.

Harvest: In Autumn, when skin is hard, cut from zine with a 3"(7.5cm) piece of stem attached.

Your Health: Rich in vitamin A and supplies some minerals.