- Number of Hybrid Pumpkin (Kaddu ke beej): 10 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (Best time January-March and June-August)
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5-1 inches deep in a Container, Grow Bags or Pots.
- Germination Time: 6 to 10 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 18 to 30°C
- Harvesting: 3 to 4 month
- Plant vigor: strong plant
- Fruit Average weight: 4 to 6 kg
Pumpkin is a low-maintenance vegetable that can be grown in any season. Pumpkins are round, beautiful with slightly ribbed skin, delicious and have too many health benefits; looking cute, attractive and they are extremely tasty. You can easily grow pumpkins in container because it does not need much space to grow and place them in your balcony, terrace or garden.
After 2 months from transplanting pumpkin starts flowering, male flower appear first and female will begin at a small fruit. Like other gourd family, pumpkin is also a cross-pollinated; especially bees will pollinate the flowers but if you have few bees or notice the tiny fruits rotting instead of growing; you may want to hand pollination. Plants begin to bear fruit 20-25 days after pollination.
How many pumpkins do you get per plant?
A healthy plant can produce 2-5 pumpkins
What type of soil do pumpkins grow best in?
Pumpkin grows healthy and quickly in sandy and well drained soil that is rich organic matter.
What is the most common cause of infectious plant diseases in pumpkin plants?
Root rot is the most common disease in pumpkin plants caused by excessive soil moisture.
Why my pumpkin leaves turning yellow?
Lacks of nutrients in soil and not getting proper water to plants is the main reason of yellowing of pumpkin plants leaves.
Should we cut off pumpkin yellow leaves?
Yes, you should cut off pumpkin yellow leaves, removing yellow leaves keeps your plant looking healthy.
Why are my pumpkin seeds not germinating?
Pumpkin seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering or under watering.
Why my pumpkin plants dying?
Improper watering practices like under watering or over watering is the main reason of pumpkin plants die. Pumpkin plants cannot survive without water but too much water also kills the plant.
Does pumpkin plant need support?
Pumpkin is a vine plants and need some support like pipe, bamboo, rope or wires because pumpkin producing more fruit and they require more space to grow.
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