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NE Arkansas

So tell me which Young seed you would grow. I have the 1103, 1038, 907, 840, 809, 777, 671.5, 618, or 554. Wanna grow a pretty one for my mom.

12/22/2017 10:50:26 PM


Princeville, IL

All great seeds but my choice would be the 777.

12/22/2017 11:34:42 PM


Johnston, R.I.

The 777 or 907 will make you a happy camper...

12/23/2017 3:45:36 AM

Orange with Envy

Claysburg , PA

Nothing is for sure . But the 777 would be mine also and the first two gents that replied , really know there orange .

12/23/2017 7:34:51 AM


Rhode Island

I Would grow 907 and the 1103 and one of mine. lol

12/23/2017 9:34:34 AM


Jericho Vermont

Thanks for looking at our seeds. The 777 is getting old and can be tough to germ but has put out a few beauties. Actually our favorite seed is the 907 overall though.

12/23/2017 10:08:42 AM


South Hero, VT

If you ask John, he could probably send you a 1297 Young 2016, which was a real beauty.

12/23/2017 11:26:15 AM



that 777 is awful, send it to me and I will destroy it properly

12/23/2017 11:58:04 AM

26 West

Swamp Hoggers Paradise

naughty naughty Marley, ST Nick may just bring you a big lump of coal.

12/23/2017 1:48:17 PM

Engel's Great Pumpkins and Carvings

Menomonie, WI (mail@gr8pumpkin.net)

777 x self resulted in my 1048, and has been the basis of Orange and Pretty genetic.

12/23/2017 10:17:14 PM


NE Arkansas

Thanks guys... looks like I'm growing 3 kins next year... 1059 v/m, 777 young, and 2230 Wallace

12/23/2017 11:58:55 PM



scott, need coal, cold..... poor john is out of 777's great choices jlindley.......

12/24/2017 6:06:20 AM


NE Arkansas

Are any of the Northrup seeds good for Orange? I have some and am thinning out my seeds.

12/24/2017 10:54:09 AM


Princeville, IL

A lot of the Northrups are good orange producers. I had a nice orange off the 904 a couple years ago. I think there were more orange Northrups than about any other grower when I started growing in 2013. There is a lot of orange genetics in Northrup seed.

12/24/2017 12:15:08 PM


Princeville, IL

They had big orange pumpkins back when most oranges were not that big.

12/24/2017 12:16:43 PM


1432 , 1803 , 500 pretty much anything from them.

The 500 I think is the grandmother of the 993 which gave us the 1059

12/24/2017 12:29:07 PM


NE Arkansas

When I get home I'll post a list of what I have, no need to hoard them if some of you may want to grow them

12/24/2017 12:57:06 PM

Orange with Envy

Claysburg , PA

The 500 Northrup grew me beauty awhile back ...

12/24/2017 2:52:33 PM


NE Arkansas

972 (2012), 972(different year?), 1257, 957, 1432, 1001, 1194, 1352, and 1251. Any of these good for orange?

12/24/2017 8:12:18 PM


1432 is for sure.
972 (2012) is 772 Poirier x 1421 Stelts so it should be.
http://bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=211582 (picture of one off the 1257

here is a link that should give all the genetics for your seeds.

@ jlindley , you might know the winner of that lot!!

12/25/2017 8:25:14 AM


here is the proper link


12/25/2017 8:29:39 AM


NE Arkansas

Yeah spudder I bought the lot for the 1389. I'm just not super keen on all the good orange seeds. Learning but not great at it

12/25/2017 10:56:47 PM


The genetics behind those were some of the most sought after orange genetics out there. 772 Poirier , 998 Pukos and the 1495 Stelts are behind some of the best orange out there and would still sell if offered at auction. The 998 Pukos was the pollinator of the 1385 Jutras which gave the 1725 which gave the 2009.
1432 Northrup(33rd largest in 2009) should be 998 Pukos x 1385 Jutras was orange and grew some nice looking orange.

12/26/2017 7:01:09 AM


NE Arkansas

Thanks Spudder

12/27/2017 9:17:08 AM


Rhode Island

I still have a lot of Northrup seeds The 500 included

1/14/2018 9:32:44 AM

Don And Jeanne

Middleton Ma

Team 7 is looking for you

2/1/2018 9:16:57 PM

Smallmouth (Team Ozark)


840 is same lineage as 777. I grew the actual 1059 VMG and the 840 was even a darker red. I grew multiple little ones on the 840.


2/1/2018 9:42:55 PM

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