In ArtsCase We know that when it comes of pumpkins there is a long list of activities that you can do during Halloween season, but, What facts do you know about pumpkins? Here We made a list of the Coolest Facts about this fruit! Yeah, It is a Fruit!
5 Cool Facts About Pumpkins on Halloween.
1. The origin of the name
The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for “large melon” which is “pepon.” “Pepon” was changed by the French into “pompon.” The English changed “pompon” to “Pumpion.” American colonists changed “pumpion” into “pumpkin.”
2. The World’s heaviest pumpkin weighed over 2,600 pounds.
It was grown in Germany and presented in October 2016.
3. Over 1.5 Billion pounds of pumpkin are produced each year in the United States.
Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds. Pumpkin seeds are originally planted in Green Houses in April. When they begin to grow in May.
4. There are more than 45 different pumpkin varieties.
They range in color like red, yellow, and green, and have names like Hooligan, Cotton Candy, and Orange Smoothie.
5. A carved Halloween pumpkin.
Pumpkins are popular decorations during Halloween. A carved pumpkin illuminated by candles is known as a ‘jack-o-lantern’. The tradition is believed to have come from Ireland, where they used to carve faces into turnips, beet and other root vegetables as part of the Gaelic festival of Samhain.
If you’re a Halloween or Pumpkin lover, We bring you a couple of our favorite designs from our Autumn Collection, Match your costume while you protect your phone!