Naked Bear Pumpkin
Shallow ridges means it’s a great one for decorating. The seeds are great roasted too.
Rouge Vif D’Etampes Pumpkin
A well known, large ribbed pumpkin which is often called the Cinderella pumpkin. It has a slightly flattened shape and is a French heirloom variety. It has a gentle sweet taste that is good in soups.
This is a really large slate blue pumpkin with a flatter, ridged shape. Unusual for decorations or good to eat.
Gold Medal Pumpkin
An extra large orange pumpkin.
A long orange pumpkin with a great handle.
A great orange pumpkin that is covered with warts.
Attractive, bright yellow medium sized pumpkin.
A highly decorative mini white pumpkin.
Naples Long Pumpkin
An old Italian pumpkin that is of course long but also green and peanut shaped. Good, sweet flavour.
Speckled Hound Pumpkin
This pumpkin has a boxy shape and orange and green colours. Good to cook with.
Orange with black stripes. This one has ‘naked’ seeds that are delicious roasted.
This unusual Asian pumpkin has mottled green and orange skin and can look a bit like a frog. Great in curries.
Winter Luxury Pumpkin
A small pale orange pumpkin with a white, netted appearance. Great for decoration or eating.
Big Moose Pumpkin
An orange / red giant pumpkin
Porcelain Doll Pumpkin
Hard to resist. A deeply ribbed pink pumpkin. Can be used for cooking.
A lovely medium sized white pumpkin which is great to use as decorations or for painting. Pale yellow flesh that can be cooked with.
Musquee de Provence Pumpkin
A deeply ribbed flattened brown pumpkin from southern France. Tasty, orange flesh that is good to roast or for pies.
Polar Bear Pumpkin
A large white pumpkin that is great for decorating with.
Gold Speck Pumpkin
A tiny orange pumpkin.
Bright orange and tiny. The flesh is deep orange and has a chestnutty flavour.
Traditional Orange Pumpkin
There are a wide range of medium sized orange pumpkin. These include Mars, Becky, Racer, Rocket, Rival and Cargo, so there are variations in size, colour and ribs.
Green striped Cushaw Squash
A lovely green striped squash with a bulbous bottom and tapered neck. Its sweet flavour means it is often used in pies and desserts.
Harlequin is an attractive winter squash with stripes of green, gold and orange. It has a high sugar content so makes a tasty squash to cook with.
Red Onion or Kuri Squash
It can also be known as ‘Uchikiri’ and has a deep orange skin and a lovely sweet flavour and waxy texture. It is one of the best to cook with and is delicious roasted or as a soup.
Crown Prince Squash
An attractive squash with silvery blue verdigris skin. Similar to ‘Queensland Blue’ and one to look out for if you like cooking. It looks good, stores well and is really well known for its great flavour. The orange flesh is dense and ideal for roasting. The seeds are tasty roasted too.
This is a French squash that is flattened, 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 and you will know why when you see it.
This yellow squash is great to eat and when cooked forms strips like spaghetti. Can be used instead of pasta or noodles.
North Georgia Candy Roaster
Another unusual banana shaped pink/orange squash. This is a great one for roasting or pie-filling.
Kabocha Green Squash
This green squash is Japanese and great to eat with yellow/orange flesh. Kabocha can be cooked in multiple ways from roasting, pan-fried, steamed, battered or fried tempura style.
Autumn Crown Squash
This is a great one to eat, as it is a cross between a Crown Prince and a Butternut Squash. It looks good with buff coloured skin, will store well and even smells a bit like a melon.
Rolet is a Gem squash and is dark green, small and round like a cricket ball. Can be used for decorating but is also really tasty to eat. The flesh is pale green and it has a nutty flavour. It can be stuffed, baked or boiled.
This is another small attractive squash with a high sugar content, stored well. Good baked 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.
Turban squash is a great one to choose as not only is it unusual looking it is good to eat. It is an orange squash with flashes of green with a knobbly top. It tastes a little like butternut squash and is good for roasting, baking and making soup with. They also store well.
A smaller squash with distinctive ridges. Good to cut in half and roasted, mashed or pureed into soup.
A cylindrical shaped squash which is cream with green stripes. This is a great one to cook with if you hate cutting up squash as it is easier to cut and doesn’t need peeling. Also known as the sweet potato squash. This is easy to use with a thinner skin, but won’t keep for so long.
Marina di Chioggia Squash
This is an Italian heirloom squash with green warts and a great taste. It is known as the sea pumpkin and is a good one for storing and making gnocchi with.
This is a well known squash and is versatile to cook with. We have the smaller Metro here at Pumpkin Moon.
Red October Squash
A red/orange squash that is decorative and tasty.