The average number of pumpkins expected to grow from one vine and develop to an appropriate size is one to two. The type and variety of pumpkin plant influence the yield. Miniature pumpkin plants produce between 12 and 15 pumpkins per vine.
Pumpkins are a good source of fiber and contain the antioxidant beta-carotene. Pumpkins are native to North America and were first found in Mexico. The pumpkin is one of the most prevalent crops in the United States, with an estimated 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins produced each year. The top-producing states include Pennsylvania, California, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.