A smaller dark green squash with distinctive ridges. Good to cut in half and roast, or works well mashed.
This is a great one to eat. A cross between Crown Prince and a Butternut Squash.
A large orange pumpkin.
A well-known squash which is versatile to cook with.
A highly decorative small white pumpkin with ribs. Great for wedding or autumnal decorations.
A squash with a bulbous bottom and tapered neck. Its sweet flavour suits pies and desserts.
An attractive squash with silvery blue 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.
A cylindrical squash with cream and green stripes. Easy to cut and doesn’t need peeling. Also known as the sweet potato squash. Won’t store for as long.
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.
A large beautiful, white flat pumpkin. Good for Halloween or wedding decorations.
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 called the peanut pumpkin.
A scary orange pumpkin that is covered with warts. Great for Halloween decorations.
An extra large orange pumpkin.
A tiny orange pumpkin.
Harlequin is an attractive winter squash with stripes of green, gold and orange. It has a high sugar content so tasty to eat.
A delicious acorn squash with cream skin and green stripes. Fairly thin skinned so easy to cook with, good sliced, roasted or stuffed.
An orange pumpkin with black stripes. This one has ‘naked’ seeds that are delicious roasted.
This green squash is popular in Japan and can be cooked in multiple ways from roasting, pan-fried, steamed, battered or fried tempura style.
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.
A bright orange tiny pumpkin. The flesh is deep orange and has a chestnutty flavour, though there isn’t much to eat!
Musquee de Provence
A deeply ribbed flattened brown pumpkin from southern France. Tasty, orange flesh that is good to roast or for pies.
A good shape for decorating with and the seeds are great roasted.
A traditional Italian pumpkin that is long and green. Good, sweet flavour.
North Georgia Candy Roaster
An unusual banana shaped pink/orange squash. Good for roasting, curries, soups or pie-filling.
A large white pumpkin that is great for decorating with.
Hard to resist this deeply ribbed, pink pumpkin. Can be used for cooking.
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.
A red squash that is decorative and tasty.
A small, dark green, round Gem squash. The flesh is pale green with a nutty flavour and is great stuffed, baked or boiled.
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.
This orange and green pumpkin has a boxy shape. Unusual and good to cook with.
Attractive, bright yellow medium sized pumpkin.
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.
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.
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.
A medium sized white pumpkin with pale yellow flesh that can be cooked with. Perfect for wedding decorations.
A small pale orange pumpkin with a white, netted appearance. Unusual for decoration with or can be eaten.
A long orange pumpkin with a great handle.