Plant Care Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin


Cucurbita Pepo L.

How to care for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin


How often to water your Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Water needs for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin
0.5 cups
every 9

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Orlando, Florida.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida

60% Medium

Growing Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in Orlando right now

Light needs for plant Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in Orlando, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Orlando is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in Orlando, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.6% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Orlando is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Orlando is expected to decrease by 20.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in Orlando, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 25th, 2021

This month, Orlando is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Orlando, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Orlando, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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