― Let me go ahead and kill your curiosity ..PUMPKINS DO NOT HOLD UP AFTER BEING WASHED ON THE WHITE CYCLE!! ∙ In fact it makes a pretty disgusting mess. Do not attempt to wash your Jack o Lantern in your new Whirlpool front loader. I would not suggest doing it in any washing machine but you are free to use your own discretion. ∙ This message is brought to you in part by... .