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Pumpkin Seed Germination, Germinating Pumpkin Seeds by

Germination of your pumpkin seeds is a very important first step to a successful, perhaps record breaking season. You can directly sow pumpkin seed into the garden in most areas. You need about 100 – 120 days for most varieties of pumpkins. Giant pumpkins and other giant varieties require 130 to …

How to Germinate Pumpkin Seeds | eHow

Video of the Day. Place the towel roll in a zipper type storage bag and set the bag in a warm area of your kitchen. Unwrap the paper towel roll after seven days to check for germination. Germinated pumpkin seed will have tiny sprouts indicating that the seed is viable. If the seed has not germinated, roll the towels back up,

How Long Does It Take a Pumpkin Seed to Germinate

Pumpkin seeds should germinate in less than a week with a soil temperature of at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit and adequate moisture. These seeds do not germinate in cold soil and do best when the soil is at least 95 F. Continue Reading.

Pumpkins: Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Pumpkin Plants

Planting by Seed. Optimum soil temperature is 95ºF. Pumpkins are very sensitive to the cold. Plant seeds in rows or “pumpkin hills,” which are the size of small pitcher mounds. With hills, the soil will warm more quickly and the seeds will germinate faster. This also helps with drainage and pest control.

Pumpkin Growing – How And When To Plant Pumpkin Seeds

Starting Pumpkin Seeds Outside. Pumpkin seeds won’t germinate in cold soil. Mound the soil in the center of the chosen location up a bit to help the sun heat the pumpkin seeds. The warmer the soil, the faster the pumpkin seeds will germinate. In the mound, plant three to five pumpkin …

Pumpkin Seed Starting Tips – Harvest to Table

Pumpkin seeds will not germinate at a soil temperature below 66°F (18°C). Sow seed ½ to 1 inch (1.3-2.5 cm) deep. Seeds germinate in 4 to 10 days at 85°F (29°C) or warmer.