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Madeline California
Jun 11, 2020 12:50 PM CST
hi I live at 5200 feet in the Sierra Nevada mountains, my growing zone is 5, our temps during the day is 70 to 90 in the summer and nights 40 to 50, my last frost is May 30th and first frost is mid Sept would I be successful at growing pumpkins in my area?
Name: Lee-Roy
Bilzen, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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Jun 11, 2020 3:09 PM CST
Hmm it's a close one...But not impossible though. There are lots of pumpkins to choose from with the smaller ones needing less time to mature.

To get a head start on your growing season, you can sow indoors a few weeks before your last frost date and - if enough space is available and money not too tight - you can erect some sort of hoop house to extend it even more.

I advice you to give it a try Thumbs up Not every season is the same though and in the end you loose more by not trying than failing

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