Pumpkin

Pumpkin

An autumn staple, pumpkins are grown for both decorative and edible purposes. Pumpkins come in many shapes, sizes, colors and uses. From carving to baking you will find several varieties that will meet your needs.

The Yellow of Paris Pumpkin is a large yellow to peach colored pumpkin that is an old French native that is still popular today. These large, flattened round beauties are very similar to Cinderella pumpkins and can weigh up to 50 pounds! This variety is mainly used for making pies, soup or baked. The Yellow of Paris is known for its delicious, tender flavor when cooked.

These tiny ornamental pumpkins are great for market sellers but also has excellent edible qualities. Bumpkin F1 has a semi bush plant habit with excellent yield potential. Fruit are 2" x 3" and weight about 1/4 lb. with dark orange color and strong dark green handles. An excellent pumpkin for novelty sales.

The Musquee de Provence Pumpkin is a big, flat and heavily ribbed beautiful variety that ripens from green to a deep brown. This 20 pound beauty has a tender, deep orange flesh that has a wonderful flavor when roasted or cooked into soups and stews. This pumpkin has a long storage, making it perfect for taking to the farmer's market.

The Ugly Duckling is the "ugly" sister to our Cinderella pumpkin, but this variety produces multiple colors. This pumpkin is an antique French heirloom that, despite its name, is beautiful and great for ornamental purposes!

The size of the First Prize Pumpkin will range from 50 lbs. to a whopping 150 lbs. with a bright color superior to the Atlantic types. Truly a first prize, this pumpkin variety will be a great addition for those who want the biggest and best. The First Prize matures in 120 days from planting on vigorous vines. This pumpkin is compared to Prizewinner F1.

The Small Sugar's thick, sweet flesh makes it a great choice to use in cooking and baking! This variety is an older, smaller pumpkin that is excellent in pies. Small Sugar is very fine-grained, sweet, sugary and keeps well.

The Cinderella is an excellent pumpkin for canning or baking pies and pumpkin bread as it has a great eating quality! This pumpkin variety is an heirloom variety from France that was selected out of the older variety, Rouge vif d'Etampes. Cinderella has deep ridges and exceptional flatening, making it a beautiful decoration for Halloween and other other fall festivities. This variety's vines are very productive with pumpkins that have grooved, thick walls.

The Howden is a larger improved Connecticut Field type. This pumpkin's rich orange hard rind is uniform and symmetrical with a thick flesh. The Howden variety is a good keeper and can grow to be 20-25 lbs. The Howden Pumpkin plant has large spreading vines and is Black Rot tolerant.

Early Giant matures early and has excellent powdery mildew resistance. Matures in approximately 95 days and weighs between 25-40 lbs. This giant pumpkin is productive and has excellent orange color. Thick handles, light ribs and long vine growth habit. Well adapted to grow throughout the United States and a reliable producer. Great for roadside stands and farmers' markets.

Early King is great for short growing seasons or planting late in the season. Produces full vines with good yields of 25+ lb. pumpkins. Has a medium-dark orange color and medium sized ribs. Strong stems with tallish-round shape. Good resistance to powdery mildew.

The Jack Be Little is a small pumpkin that is popular in many floral arrangements! This new miniature pumpkin is ideal for small Jack'O Lanterns and other decorations. These easy to grow plants bear several small pumpkins per plant. The Jack Be Little pumpkins are edible, but are more highly valued for their decorative value and will last for months if properly cured!

Dating back to the 1700's, the Connecticut Field is one of the oldest American pumpkin varieties around! This large variety can grow 15 to 20 pound globes that are flattened on the ends. This old favorite will usually average 12 inches in height and diameter. The Connecticut Field's rind is hard but thin and slightly ribbed with a sweet, thick and course flesh.

Dill's Atlantic Giant Pumpkin plant can produce some of the largest pumpkins in the world! This variety has been a past winner for the world record size of 1,810 lbs! This pumpkin will easily produce 300-500 lb. fruits with ease. Pumpkins have rough skin and beautiful ribbing. The Atlantic Giant will grow at an astonishing pace if given adequate nutrients and spacing. Sow the seeds outdoors when danger of frost is past, or start indoors in peat pots.

Just like its name, the Halloween Pumpkin, or also known as the Jack'O Lantern, is the perfect porch decoration for Halloween! This variety is also a popular pumpkin standard. Halloween is an easy to grow pumpkin that will give you greatest patio decoration around!

The Autumn Buckskin F1 Pumpkin is a buff colored dickenson hybrid that was selected especially for both baking and decorative purposes. This slightly flattened, hardy pumpkin is 8 x 13 inches big weighing at 12-15 pounds! This plant has large vines to produce up to 5 pumpkins per plant.

The Young's Beauty Pumpkin is a very uniform New England Pie variety that is the perfect small pumpkin for Halloween carvings! At only 10-12 pounds, this jack-o-lantern sized pumpkin will look great in a family garden. This deep orange, slightly ribbed variety produces high yields.

The Pepitas F1 Pumpkin is a very delicious and nutritious improved variety that is named for its hullness, or naked seeds. This pumpkin is amazing eaten fresh in salads or roasted. This variety is not just delicious, but it also makes for a beautiful decoration during the fall season. Each plant produces a high yield of medium-sized, orange fruits with attractive green stripes.

The Cinderella is an excellent pumpkin for canning or baking pies and pumpkin bread as it has a great eating quality! This pumpkin variety is an heirloom variety from France that was selected out of the older variety, Rouge vif d'Etampes. Cinderella has deep ridges and exceptional flatening, making it a beautiful decoration for Halloween and other other fall festivities. This variety's vines are very productive with pumpkins that have grooved, thick walls.