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Q.How to extend life of pumpkin that is beginning to get over ripe

Zone Ireland | Anonymous added on August 14, 2019 | Answered

Hi. I’ve grown some pumpkins. One free very big big and is hollow sounding orange and stump was very hard. But today I feel that the stump isn’t as hard as it was. I was hoping to have the pumpkin for Halloween. Is there any way to preserve it till then . Others were green but now turning orange and smaller than first one. Thank you

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Answered on August 14, 2019

Yes! But you must pick them when fully ripe. If properly stored, you can keep them for more than 3 months.


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