The F1 Hybrid Pumpkin (Champion) is a large, vigorous pumpkin variety known for its high yield and excellent eating quality. It produces large, orange pumpkins with smooth, ribbed skin. The flesh is thick, orange, and sweet, making it ideal for pies, canning, and baking.
Champion pumpkins are resistant to powdery mildew and squash mosaic virus, making them a relatively low-maintenance crop. They are also adaptable to a wide range of climates, making them a popular choice for home gardeners.
Champion pumpkins are typically ready to harvest 90 to 100 days after planting. The best way to tell if a pumpkin is ripe is to look for the following signs:
The pumpkin is a deep orange color and its rind is hard to the touch.
The stem of the pumpkin has turned brown and is dry.
The pumpkin sounds hollow when tapped.
Net Wt : 10 gm
MRP : 249 TK
To harvest a Champion pumpkin, simply cut it from the vine with a sharp knife. Leave a few inches of stem attached to the pumpkin to help it store better.
Once harvested, Champion pumpkins can be stored in a cool, dry place for up to two months.
Here are some additional tips for harvesting F1 Hybrid Pumpkin (Champion):
Harvest pumpkins in the morning when the air is cool and moist.
Avoid harvesting pumpkins after a heavy rain, as this can make them more susceptible to rotting.
Handle pumpkins with care to avoid bruising.
Store pumpkins in a cool, dark place with good air circulation.
Additional Tips for Growing F1 Hybrid Pumpkin (Champion)
Choose a sunny spot in your garden with well-drained soil.
Start Champion pumpkin seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost.
Transplant Champion pumpkin seedlings into the garden after the last frost.
Water Champion pumpkin plants regularly, especially during hot, dry weather.
Fertilize Champion pumpkin plants every few weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
Mulch around Champion pumpkin plants to help conserve moisture and suppress weeds.
With a little care and attention, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of F1 Hybrid Pumpkin (Champion) from your own garden.