How Long Do Pumpkins Last after You Carve Them?

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Jack-o-Lanterns look best for the first 48 hours after carving, and will then start to dry out, shrivel and get moldy.
To make it last longer, you can put petroleum jelly over the cut edges, and keep in a cool place like the refrigerator when not on display.
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Pumpkins usually live for under a week after being carved. That is why it is important to carve them as close to Halloween as possible.
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