For those who grow pumpkins....question....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Hoosiermomma, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Songster

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    Do you leave the pumpkins on the vine until they are turning orange or are already orange? I ask b/c my vines are turning like a mildewing grey color and I want to pull them out. I would assume that the pumpkins will eventually ripen off the vine but wanted to know if there were ways to hasten the process. [​IMG]
  2. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Songster

    Aug 19, 2008
    I have always left them on til they were orange. Pumpkins lose water after they get picked, so if you plan on using them right away, go for it!

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