Cucurbita pepo. USDA organic. Warm season. 110 days. Sow after last chance of spring frost. This is the ideal carving pumpkin. Good round shape, bright orange color and just the perfect size for spectacular jack o'lanterns. When you see the perfect carving pumpkin for sale it's probably Howden. These large, bright-orange pumpkins have strong handles, thick walls which keep fruits from being lopsided, and weigh 20-25 lbs. Howden was developed as a packing pumpkin, making it as good for baking as it is for Halloween decor. Each vine produces 4 to 6 pumpkins. This packet sows 5 mounds. More info inside. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. All our seeds are untreated. No GMOs. www.botanicalinterests.com. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture.