Pumpkin, commonly known as kaddu in India, is very easy to grow in the home garden. Pumpkin is a low-maintenance vegetable that can be grown in any season. Kaddu are round, beautiful with slightly rubbed 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. Read the information below if you want to learn how to grow pumpkin at home. Buy the best Quality Pumpkin Hybrid Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate.
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- Number of Pumpkin seeds (kaddu ke beej): 10 Seeds
- Sowing season: Throughout the year (Best time June To August)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5-1 inches deep in a Container, or Pots.
- Germination temperature: 18 to 24°C
- Germination Time: 6 to 10 days from sowing
- Harvesting: 3 to 4 month
- Plant vigor: strong plant
- Fruit Average weight: 4 to 6 kg
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Pumpkin Growing Season In India
Kaddu or Pumpkin grows well in spring and summer season and the best time to sow Hybrid pumpkin seeds are from January to March and June To August.
Pumpkin Seeds Sowing Method
You can sow pumpkin seed directly in any pot or grow bags (also you can start in seedling tray but direct sowing give the best result). Add organic compost in the soil with 2:1 ratio before sowing seed. The seeds have to be planted at a depth of 0.5-1 inch in soil. Regular watering is important till the seeds germination, it will take 6-10 days to germinate. Seeds will not germinate in cold soil.
Best Fertilize For Pumpkin Plants
Pumpkin Plant Care Tips
Sunlight – Pumpkin plant needs full sunlight for good growth.
Water – Pumpkin needs lots of water for quick growth. Give regular and deep water during summer days; keep moisture the soil and try to keep dry leaves and fruits. Give water 2-3 days once in winter or rainy days.
Soil – Use well drained, fertile, loose soil and high in organic matter with 5.8 to 6.8 PH.
Temperature – Pumpkin plant are growing quickly in temperature between 21-30 degree Celsius.
Fertilizer – For good growth of pumpkin, give regular treatment of compost or manure with water.
Common pests – Squash bugs, Cucumber beetles, Aphids, Squash vine borer, Powdery mildew, Anthrascnose are the commonly found in pumpkin plants. Use organic pesticide `Neem oil’ it protects the plant from harmful pests.
Support – We all know pumpkin is a vine plant and it needs support for vertically growing. Provide a support structure for pumpkin plant like trellis, poles, pipe, bamboo, rope or creeper net.
Pumpkin plant harvest time
Pumpkin will take 100 to 120 days for harvesting. It will be ripe when skin of pumpkin will be hard. Use a fingernail and gently try to puncture the pumpkin’s skin, if the skin dents but doesn’t puncture, the pumpkin is ready to pick. Don’t plucked the pumpkin from hand just cut it from pruning scissor safely; don’t remove the plant, It will start to give the fruit again, it will re-grow again.
pumpkin plant special features
- Common name – Desi Kaddu, (कद्दू)
- Scientific name – Cucurbita Moschata
- Plant Height – 5 to 15 feet
- Plant Spread – 1.5 to 3 feet
- Bloom time – About 50-55 days after seed sowing
- Flower color – Yellow
- Level of grow – Easy
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Why are my pumpkin leaves wilting?
The main reason behind pumpkin leaves wilting is giving less water. Give regular water in summer days and avoid to wet the leaves.
What medium should I use to grow pumpkin plant?
Does pumpkin can grow indoor in a shade or less sun?
Pumpkin plant cannot grow well in shade or less sun because it needs proper sunlight.
Should we keep the pumpkin plant indoor or outdoor?
Pumpkin is outdoor plant because it needs full sunlight for better growth, you can grow it in indoor if plants can get the proper sunlight, otherwise keep the pumpkin plant outdoor.
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