Plant spacing is known to influence the size of pumpkins. To demonstrate this influence two jack-o-lantern cultivars and two giant pumpkin cultivars were grown at narrow and wide in-row spacings at Coulter's Farm in Westville, Indiana.
variety trials, pumpkins, vegetables, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita maxima, plant spacing, plant density
Date of this Version
Originally published in Midwestern Vegetable Variety Trial Report for 2001. Compiled by Mario R. Morales and Liz Maynard. Bulletin No. 808. Dept. of Horticulture and Office of Agricultural Research Programs, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana. December 2001.