How to Keep Pumpkins From Rotting and Ruining Everything You Love About Fall

Jump to:

How Long Do Pumpkins Last? How to Prevent Carved Pumpkins From Rotting How to Prevent Uncarved Pumpkins from Rotting How to Prevent Pumpkin Rot on the Vine

Autumn is one of the most magical times of the year. With the changing of seasons, pumpkin packed porches and mantels will be dressed up in warm shades of fall colors. From orange and yellow to red and brown, pumpkin carving season is always an Instagrammable treat! Most people think of Halloween as the time of pumpkin packed decorations. Despite being the star on this celebrated holiday, pumpkin season lasts far longer than a single day. From late September through Thanksgiving, pumpkins grace many spaces–inside and out of our homes.

Chances are, you will want your pumpkins to stay good shape for decorating or simply sitting on your autumn porch display for as much of the lengthy season as possible too. How can you make a pumpkin last longer? Is there a spray that can keep it from rotting? How long will my pumpkin keep if I cut it, or don't cut it? We've got the answers to all those questions and more below to keep you in the know on how to keep pumpkins from rotting.

news flash