PUMPKINS

(19 varieties to choose from)

 

All pumpkins are squash.  These are only kept separate from the squash out of tradition.  Culture and packet information are the same as in SQUASH heading. All of these are C. pepo.

 

Big Red California Sugar- 82 days-  (Pie Type) Nice, small 3 to 4 pound, deep orange skinned pumpkin, 1” yellow flesh.   Pkt. $2.75  Certified Organic Seed

Connecticut Field- 90 days-  (Jack O’Lantern Type) 20 to 30 pounds, slight ribs, medium orange skin.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Howden’s Field- 110 days - (Jack O’Lantern Type) An improved version of Connecticut Field.  Good 20 to 30 pound Jack-o-Lantern.  Pkt. $2.00

 

Idaho Gem- 70 days- (Pie Type) My development, a very early, 4 to 6 pound type.  I direct seeded some of these on July 25 of 2002 after 2 previous plantings were lost to various things.  Pumpkins were ripe by October 2 (or about 68 days). In 2017 planted July 17 ready September 27. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed OSSI pledged variety

Kakai- 100 days- extremely similar to Lady Godiva. Nice  naked seeded pumpkin type.  Pkt. $3.00 

 

Lady Godiva- (Naked Seed Type) Stringy flesh, nice large thick naked seeds. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2019

Long Pie- 100 days - (Pie Type) Almost looks like a medium size zucchini.  Never seems to turn orange until in storage, but then ripens nicely.  Very good pie type.    Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

Minnesota Sweet- 80 days- a vigorous and productive viner that produces quickly at the  end of the season. Obtained in the 1980's fro m a seed saver family in Minnesota.  Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

 

Montana Jack- 90 days - (Jack O’Lantern Type)  Developed for early, cool seasons.  Fruits typically range from 10 to 15 pounds.  Good sturdy stem.  Pkt. $2.00

 

Omaha- 80 days- (Pie Type) Oblong fruits; 3 pound size.  Native American type.  Variability occurs in this.  Pkt. $2.50  Certified Organic Seed

 

Southern Miner- 124 days- (Decorative Type) Wide ridges, mottled green to yellow, hard shelled, 1” yellow flesh.  Very decorative. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2019

 

Spookie- 95 days- (Jack O’Lantern and Pie Type)  Good for both pies and small Jack O’Lanterns as it has a strong stem.  Orange skin and flesh.  Pkt $1.50 

 

Storage- 90 days- (Pie Type) Nice, fat pie pumpkin.    Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

Styrian- 100 days- (Naked Seed Type) Grown for the seeds.  Flesh is stringy.  Must be seeded soon after harvest as seeds will tend to sprout.  UNAVAILABLE FOR 2019

Sugar Pie- 85 days- (Pie Type) Flattened, dark orange pie type. Developed in 1863.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Turner Family - 90 days - (Jack-O-Lantern Type)  Nice, thick skinned, deep orange, ribby pumpkin.  Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

 

Winter Luxury Pie-  85 days- (Pie Type) The best for pie, netted like a muskmelon, flesh is sweet, tender and stringless. Developed in 1893.  Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Xochitlan Pueblo - 95 days - (Decorative Type)  Hard-shelled, rounded, dessert plate size pumpkin, great for painting. Pkt. $2.00

 

Young’s Beauty- 110 days-  (Decorative and Pie Type)  Late but good dual purpose.  Good insect tolerance.  Pkt. $1.50

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Sand Hill Preservation Center

Heirloom Seeds & Poultry

1878 230th Street

Calamus, IA 52729

563-246-2299

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