National Pumpkin Day
FYI... Today is National Pumpkin Day. We posted this on LinkedIn for XG and RTI-Ag. Thought you might want to use some of this for IG.
Did you know...
- #Giantpumpkin growing season begins in April.
- #Giantpumpkins can only be grown from a "giant pumpkin" seed.
- #Giantpumpkins can grow up to 50 lbs. per day and it takes only 100 days for a pumpkin to grow up to 2,000 lbs. or more!
-The current world record for a #giantpumpkin is 2,624 lbs.
-One #giantpumpkin plant on average receives up to 150 gallons of water per day.
-A pumpkin is actually considered a fruit and not a vegetable.
-A pumpkin weighing 1,000 lbs. could make 700 pumpkin pies :)