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Grown from your garden(to keep long term)


Posted anonymously, 3rd May 2019


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  • Store them in a cool dark dry place and avoid any humidity. Good luck


  • Cool dry and dark and don’t cut them they should last 3 months.


  • I always cut the pumpkin into pieces and remove the seeds and put in fridge. No need to peel but this means they keep a bit longer


  • It is important that the piece of stalk that is attached to the pumpkin has dried – is not still green and moist to touch


  • I believe keeping them in a cool dark place – not the fridge – works well.


  • Store in a cool, dry, dark place and leave about 5cms of the stalk attached. I found mine stored for months this way. Oh, and rotate them so they’re not sitting on the same spot all the time, limits bruising and squashy bits


  • You are welcome. Success with your pumpkins! I love them!!


  • Thanks much for your involved input this was really helpful everything I needed to know about pumpkin storing thanks


  • I would probably store them in a dry and dark place like I do with potatoes and onions.
    Give a look here https://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/pumpkin-pickin/9438624


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