Season: Late-September to Late October (PYO). Mid-September-Late November (Market)
Pricing: $.59 a pound
- Drum on the pumpkin lightly and listen for a hollow sound. This means it is ready to be picked.
- If the pumpkin’s skin is hard when you press on it and almost feels like a shell, it is ripe.
- Look for a good amount of yellow-green leaves around ripe pumpkins.