The Howden XXX® is an offering by Bruce Howden, which he developed on the Howden Farm in Sheffield MA. an offspring of the original Howden Pumpkin. The XXX has the usual Howden deep ridging, deep orange color, sturdy stems (better than the original Howden) and thick flesh, which enhance its keeping quality.
• Full vine
• Stem attachment with bird foot rooting
• 20 to 30 pound fruit, the size maybe dependent on the weather.
• 115 day maturity
Germination from 7 to 10 days, weather dependent, and can either be direct seeded, soil temperature at 72° or started inside, however do not put out until after the last frost.
The people at DP seeds and New England Seed Co. claim it is probably the best Halloween pumpkin grown.
Howden Farm® is a registered trademark.
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Contact information: Howden Farm, 303 Rannapo Road, Sheffield MA 01257
phone number: 413-229-8481.