Jamaican Pumpkin Seeds,Pumpkin (Jade Prince),West Indian, Haitian Pumpkin
Pumpkin (Jade Prince) variety that shows vigorous growth, good resistance to viruses and diseases and is prolific. The fruit weighs 1.5-3.0 kg and has a long shelf life. Flesh is orange-yellow in color, firm and has an excellent sweet taste. Maturity is around 60-75 days from sowing, suitable for both immature green fruit and fully matured fruit. Easy to set, each plant can set about 2-5 fruits.
Needs a long, warm growing season. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Hill planting: Form soil into a 1-ft. diameter mound 3-4' tall. Space mounds 5-10' apart. On each mound plant 1-2 seeds. Row planting: See spacing info in chart. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Train to climb a vertical support for better air circulation, straighter fruit and ease of harvest or leave to sprawl on the ground. May need hand pollinating.