Look for help when it's time to bring these beauties in from the garden. "Big Max" lives up to his name by producing large pumpkins, reliably in the 20kg (44 lbs) range. When growing conditions are ideal, this pumpkin will produce fruit that weigh more than 45kg (100lbs) measuring in at 175cm (70") in diameter. Fruit tends to have a "flattened" appearance. The skin is pinkish orange and very thick. 'Big Max' is usually listed as C. maxima rather than C. pepo...
Cinderella pumpkin is an heirloom variety from France also known as Rouge vif d'Etampes. The Cinderella pumpkin is deeply ridged, exceptionally flattened fruits weigh 25-35 lbs. Pumpkins are born on extremely productive vines if given plenty of manure/mulch. Cinderella's pumpkin has thick walls that are sweet, moist and custard like. Perfect for pies, pumpkin bread or canning. Edible & Beautiful!
The uniqueness of the variety lies in its capacity to produce fruits larger than those produced by any other plant in the world, exceeding 6 feet (1.8 m) in diameter. The heaviest Atlantic Giant on record weighed 2,032 pounds (922 kg) and was grown by Tim Mathison in 2012.
How To Grow
Pumpkin is a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Sow seed directly ou..
This French heirloom is possibly the ultimate pumpkin. Delicious flavor from, deeply ribbed & sumptuous, buff color 20 lb. fruits. The firm flesh is a rich shade of orange. Originally from Provence in the South of France. Maturity 100 days.
How To Grow
Pumpkin is a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Sow seed directly outdoors in late May through ea..
Terrific for decorations and eating. These charming little orange pumpkins are 3-4 inches across, somewhat flattened and ribbed, with small, strong stems. Short 5 foot vines produce 6-12 of these fascinating miniature pumpkins. Maturity 95 days.
How To Grow
Pumpkin is a hot weather crop. They need full sun and deep, rich, well drained, organic soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Before planting, work in lots of compost. Sow seed directly outdoors in late May through early June ..
Want a new fall novelty? Try Jaradale Pumpkin! Delicate soft blue skin makes this pumpkin unique. Not only is the Jaradale decorative, it is also delicious. Produces 6-10 pound fruits that can be baked, mashed, roasted, broiled or turned into an amazing soup. Maturity 105 Days.
The ghost and goblins will be hanging around your pumpkin patch well before Halloween if they discover the large white pumpkins this variety produces. Growing to 20-25cm (8-10") in diameter and weighing in at 5-7kg (11-15lbs), these globular shaped pumpkins are perfect for carving or for painting designs on. Harvest in September for better white colour as environmental stress may cause a blue tinge on the skin. Maturity 95 days.
How To Grow
Pumpkin is a hot weather crop. ..
Galeux d'Eysines an elegant old French heirloom has been remamed to Peanut Pumpkin for the American market. This stunning squash has beautiful salmon-peach colored skin covered with peanut shell-like warts caused by sugar in the skin. Traditionally used in France for soups and sauces, when cooked, the sweet, orange flesh is as smooth as velvet. Each flattened squash weighs 10-15 pounds and can store for up to 6 months. Definitely a show stopper in the garden or on th..