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Q.Pumpkin growing-Eastern Idaho

Zone Idaho Falls, Idaho | TClark5201@sbcglobal.net added on September 11, 2017 | Answered

I am growing a couple of pumpkins-planted in May this year. They are 4 lbs. instead of 8 lbs. they are not orange yet. When will they be ready to be picked?

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Answered on September 11, 2017

The best way I have found is to flick the pumpkin, and it should have a hollow drum sound. Here is and article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/pumpkin/how-to-tell-when-pumpkins-are-ripe.htm

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