6 Awesome Fun Facts About Pumpkins

FUN FACT#1

Pumpkins are native to North America and are grown all around the world, except for Antarctica.

FUN FACT#2

Most commercial pumpkins are grown by pollination from honeybees.

 

FUN FACT#3

The United States grows around a billion and a half pounds of pumpkins each year.

 

FUN FACT#4

Giant pumpkins can grow bigger than a tonne in weight, that’s over 2000 lbs.

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FUN FACT#5

Almost all of the pumpkin is edible, you can eat the flesh, seeds, leaves and flowers.

 

FUN FACT#6

On Halloween, pumpkins and are commonly carved into jack-o-lanterns, this tradition originated in Ireland and was brought to North America, although in Ireland they often used turnips rather than pumpkins.

 

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