A unique round/bowl-shaped Cushaw-type squash from Mexico. The fruit are white with green stripes. The flesh is yellow
New England Sugar Pie
The noted small sugar pumpkin of New England, the orange fruit weigh 4-5 lbs. and have fine, sweet flesh that is superb
for pies. Described by Fearing Burr in 1863.
Old-Fashioned Tennessee Vining
The large, oval fruits weigh 12-30 lbs and have tan skin and deep orange flesh that makes tasty pie. Good resistance
to vine borers. An heirloom from Tennessee.
Large, beautiful fruit with crooked necks, light golden-orange color. The large vines are vigorous and are good for the
South. Great for fall pumpkin sales.
Quaker Pie Pumpkin
Introduced in 1888 by W. Atlee Burpee from seed they got from a Quaker family. Weighing 6-8 lb., they have light tan-orange
flesh of excellent quality, much like Butternut. The vines do very well here in the Ozarks.
Popular in Australia, this heirloom was introduced to the U.S. in 1932. Beautiful, blue, turban-shaped, 10-20-lb. fruit;
deeply ribbed. Very fine, deep golden flesh that is sweet and fine-flavored. A good keeper.
Red Kuri--Hokkaido, 92 days
A red-orange Japanese winter squash; fruit are 5-10 lbs. each and teardrop-shaped. The golden flesh is smooth, dry, sweet,
and rich; a great yielding and keeping variety.
Red Warty Thing
An incredible new version of the Essex Turban, the round fruit are brilliant red and are completely covered with bumps.
Stunning to look at and a must for fall decorations. Tasty flesh. A great market variety with color to make it a quick seller.
Rouge Vif d'Etampes, 95 days
The most beautiful flattened and ribbed large fruit are a gorgeous deep red-orange. A very old French heirloom which
was the most common pumpkin in the Central Market in Paris back in the 1880's. The flesh is tasty in pies or baked! This one
can also be picked small like summer squash and fried. It is very tasty! It is a good yielder too! Excellent!
The wild squash of the Everglades. The round, lightly-ribbed 3-lb. squash have tan skin. The sweet flesh is deep orange,
dry, and of good quality. The productive vines are resistant to insects and disease. Found growing wild in Florida by the
early settlers, it can now be found only in remote parts of the Everglades.
Sucrine du Berry
Old, traditional, heirloom variety from the center of France. It has a sweet, musky fragrance and delicious, sweet flesh
that is used in jams, soups, and in many French recipes. Small 2-lb. fruit are a perfect size to bake. Oblong, bell-shaped
fruit are green-tan in color.
Sugar Loaf Delicata
A wonderful tan and green Delicata. The flesh is superbly sweet and medium dry. A wonderful squash to store for winter.
A fine home and market variety.
One of the sweetest of all! The small, flattened, ribbed, 1-lb. fruit has a white skin with green stripes. The sweet,
tender, orange flesh makes this variety the favorite of many.
Sweet Meat, 95 days
A delicious heirloom from Oregon; excellent-flavored, deep-orange flesh; very sweet. Fruit are large and flattened in
shape (somewhat like a Rouge Vif d'Etampes). Skin color is beautiful deep sea blue-green.
Table Gold Acorn
Beautiful, glowing gold, acorn-shaped fruit are perfect for fall displays. Nutty-flavored, yellow flesh; compact bush
plants produce 1½-lb. fruit.
Table Queen, 80 days
Dark green Acorn-type fruit. Iowa Seed Co. introduced this variety in 1913. Of possible Native American origin, the small
fruits have sweet, orange flesh.
Beautiful, black bell-shaped fruit weigh around 10 lbs. They have incredibly large stems. Good for pies and pumpkin seeds.
Thai Large Pumpkin
Beautiful, black-colored squash turn tan in storage. The fruit are flattened, ribbed, and have a textured skin; 10 lbs.
each. The yellow flesh is thick and sweet, great for soups or baking. The vines are perfect for hot, humid climates and set
Thai Small Pumpkin
The unique tropical squash from "The Land of Smiles," the fruit are smaller, flat, and very ribbed. The rind is green
to tan with spots. The flesh is thick and of good quality. Good yields and perfect for hot climates.
Large, beautiful fruit with crooked necks. The most colorful of the Cushaws, this one is streaked with white, green,
and orange. Striking color. Great for specialty markets.
Turks Cap, 90 days
A beautiful squash, striped in red, orange, green, and white. A very old variety from France pre-1820; fine thick, orange
flesh; good-sized fruit. Unique.
Vegetable Spaghetti, 88 days
This is the popular squash with stringy flesh that is used like spaghetti. Introduced by Sakata Seed Co., Japan, in 1934.
May have come from China.
Introduced to America about 1860 by James Hogg, of Yorkville, New York City, from seeds his brother Thomas Hogg sent
him from Japan. The beautiful fruit are very flat, ribbed, and dark green to tan in color; the orange flesh is dry, fine-grained,
and sweet. Listed by both Burr 1863 and Vilmorin 1885. VERY RARE!
Young's Beauty, 105 days
Classic 10-12 lb., globe-shaped pumpkins. TThe perfect standard pumpkin for market growers; uniform fruit, perfect orange
color, and great yields. Hard skins make it good for shipping. Thick flesh is also good for pies.
Yugoslavian Finger Fruit
A most unique and unusual squash! Large, fluted, acorn-type fruits have 10 finger-like ribs that make points at the end
of each squash. Cream-colored. An excellent ornamental squash for market. A tasty winter type; also good picked young and
used as summer squash. Very rare.
The beautiful, light turquoise-blue squash with deep ribs and attractive netting; delicious, dry flesh. This heirloom
is a true and stunning treaure of the Southwest that has inspired many designs in pueblo art.
The famous Italian heirloom vining zucchini and pumpkin. Long, slender, 15" fruit have a flat bulb at the bottom. They
are one of the best eating summer squash, very tender, mild, and sweet-tasting. The flavor is superb! This squash is also
great as winter squash. The Italians use it for stuffing in gnocchi and ravioli. The flesh is rich and flavorful, great for
baking and pies! The vines produce good yields of this great all-purpose squash. The mature fruit grow very long.