Fun Facts about the pumpkin
- Pumpkins are the world’s largest fruit
- In the United States, during Halloween, people carve faces into pumpkins and place a candle or light in the empty hollow. These pumpkin lamps are called Jack-O-Lanterns.
- Pumpkins are grown on every continent except Antarctica
- Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds.
- They take between 90 and 120 days to grow.
- Pumpkins are high in iron
- The flowers that grow on pumpkin vines are also edible.
- Pumpkin seeds can be eaten as a snack, just roast them lightly and peel