Acorn Squash

A smaller dark green squash with distinctive ridges. Good to cut in half and roast, or works well mashed.

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Autumn Crown

This is a great one to eat, as it is a cross between a Crown Prince and a Butternut Squash.

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Big Moose

A large orange pumpkin.

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Butternut Squash

This is a well-known squash which is versatile to cook with.

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Casperita

A highly decorative small white pumpkin with ribs. Great for wedding decorations.

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Cushaw

A squash with a bulbous bottom and tapered neck. Its sweet flavour means it is often used in pies and desserts.

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Crown Prince

An attractive squash with silvery blue verdigris skin and one to look out for if you like cooking. Stores well. The orange flesh has a great flavour, is dense and ideal for roasting. The seeds are tasty roasted.

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Delicata

A cylindrical cream with green stripes squash. Good to cook with, as it is easier to cut and doesn’t need peeling. Also known as the sweet potato squash. Won’t store for as long.

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Festival

A small attractive squash with a high sugar content, stores well. Good baked, stuffed or cut into wedges and roasted. You can also cook a smaller squash in the microwave by piercing the skin a few times and cooking for 4-5 minutes.

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Flat Stacker

A large beautiful, white flat pumpkin. Good for Halloween or wedding decorations. 

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Galeux d’Eysines

This is a French squash that is salmon pink and covered in warts. Great baked or in soups. Apparently the more warts it has the sweeter the squash will be. Also known as the peanut pumpkin.

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Goosebump

A scary orange pumpkin that is covered with warts. Great for Halloween decorations.

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Gold Medal

An extra large orange pumpkin.

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Gold Speck

A tiny orange pumpkin.

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Harlequin

Harlequin is an attractive winter squash with stripes of green, gold and orange. It has a high sugar content so tasty to eat.

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Jester

A delicious acorn squash with cream skin and green stripes. Fairly thin skinned so easy to cook with, good sliced, roasted or stuffed. 

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Kakai

An orange pumpkin with black stripes. This one has ‘naked’ seeds that are delicious roasted.

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Kabocha

This green squash is popular in Japan and can be cooked in multiple ways from roasting, pan-fried, steamed, battered or fried tempura style.

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Marina di Chioggia

An Italian heirloom squash that is known as the Sea Pumpkin with green warts and a great taste. Used for making gnocchi with. Good for storing.

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Munchkin

A bright orange tiny pumpkin. The flesh is deep orange and has a chestnutty flavour, though there isn’t much to eat!

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Musquee de Provence

A deeply ribbed flattened brown pumpkin from southern France. Tasty, orange flesh that is good to roast or for pies.

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Naked Bear

A good shape for decorating with and the seeds are great roasted.

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Naples Long

A traditional Italian pumpkin that is long and green. Good, sweet flavour.

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North Georgia Candy Roaster

An unusual banana shaped pink/orange squash. Good for roasting, curries, soups or pie-filling.

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Polar Bear

A large white pumpkin that is great for decorating with.

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Porcelain Doll

Hard to resist this deeply ribbed, pink pumpkin. Can be used for cooking.

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Red Onion, Kuri or Uchikiri

This squash has a deep orange skin, a lovely sweet flavour and waxy texture.  It is one of the best to cook with and is delicious roasted or as a soup.

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Red October

A red squash that is decorative and tasty.

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Rolet

A small, dark green, round Gem squash. The flesh is pale green with a nutty flavour and is great stuffed, baked or boiled.

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Rouge Vif D’Etampes

Also known as the Cinderella pumpkin, it is large, red and ribbed. This French heirloom variety has a slightly flattened shape and a gentle sweet taste that is good in soups.

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Speckled Hound

This orange and green pumpkin has a boxy shape. Unusual and good to cook with.

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Sunlight

Attractive, bright yellow medium sized pumpkin.

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Spaghetti Squash

This yellow squash is great to eat and when cooked forms strips like spaghetti. Can be used instead of pasta or noodles. An alternative that is gluten-free, low-carb and dairy-free.

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Traditional Orange Pumpkin

There are a wide range of medium sized orange pumpkin.  These include Mars, Becky, Racer, Rocket, Rival and Cargo. Each has variations in size, colour and ribs.

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Turban Squash

An orange squash with flashes of green and a knobbly top. It tastes a little like butternut squash and is good for roasting, baking and making soup with. Stores well.

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Valenchiano

A medium sized white pumpkin with pale yellow flesh that can be cooked with. Perfect for wedding decorations.

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Winter Luxury

A small pale orange pumpkin with a white, netted appearance. Unusual for decoration with or can be eaten.

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Wolf

A long orange pumpkin with a great handle.

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