Here is a collection of pumpkin trivia and FAQs:
Pumpkins originated in Central America.
Pumpkins are really squash... members of the squash family.
A pumpkin is a fruit. Most people think of it as a vegetable.
Pumpkins are 90% water.
The largest pumpkin ever grown is1,818.5 pounds.
The largest pumpkin pie weighed 3,699 pounds, and is 20 feet in diameter.
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Pumpkins are grown all over the world on six of the seven continents, with
Antarctica being the sole exception. They are even grown in Alaska.
Pumpkins were once recommended as a cure for freckles.
They were used as a remedy for snake bites.
Pumpkin seeds help avoid prostate cancer in men.
Halloween evolved, in part, from the Celtic tradition of All Hallow's Eve.
Native Americans fed pumpkins to their horses.
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