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Pumpkin Fun Facts You Should Know

Pumpkins have been planted in the United States, particularly North America, for over 5,000 years. The growing of pumpkins is thus an important agricultural activity in the U.S. In this regard; certain conditions have to be fulfilled while planting these fruits.The seeds must be planted between the last week of May and the middle of June because they take between 90 and 120 days to mature. Here are essential facts about the fruit that you should know.

1. Fascinating Facts Everyone Should Know

The fruit’s seeds are grown in each continent except Antarctica. In the United States, more than 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkin are produced annually. The leading producing states that contribute to this massive production include Indiana, Ohio, California, and Illinois.

In 2017, the fruit-flavored sales in the U.S. increased to more than $414 million. In this regard, individuals have consistently been purchasing flavored items such as cereal, dog food, and coffee.

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