|'Howden' is generally ready for harvest in 110 days. This pumpkin is intensely bright orange with well-defined ribs. Vines have a large-spreading habit. Small pumpkins are grown for cooking and eating, while the larger sizes are for Jack-o'-lanterns and exhibition. Most Cooperative extension services will be able to tell you which varieties are best for your area.
They will tolerate partial sun and require high organic matter and well drained soil. Go easy on the fertilizer as you will end up with all vine. Plant 6 to 8 seeds in each inverted hill. Keep well watered. They are usually ready for harvest 95 to 120 days after planting.