5 Surprising Facts About Pumpkins

It's Halloween Season and we are all thinking of how best to perfect our pumpkin carving for an Oíche Shamhna to make it as spooky as possible. With Halloween night now only days away we looked at 5 surprising facts about pumpkins and we have to admit we didn't know all of them. 5 Surprising Facts About Pumpkins A Pumpkin is a Fruit Not a Vegetable In fact, it's a berry. Pumpkins belong to the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes cucumbers, melons, squash, and gourds. Morton, Illinois, USA is the Pumpkin Capital Of The World Morton, Illinois is the self-proclaimed pumpkin capital of the world. Illinois is one of the largest producers of pumpkin in the United States with 90 to 95 percent of i

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