Baby Bear Pumpkins
Baby Bear Pumpkins have rich orange coloured rind, with a handle about 3 inches (7 1/2 cm) long.
The pumpkins grow to be 5 to 6 inches (13 to 15 cm) wide and 3 1/2 to 4 inches (9 to 10 cm) tall, weighing 1 1/2 to 2 pounds (700 to 900g.)
They have finely-textured flesh, which is good for pies, or baked as squash. The seeds are semi hull-less, good for snacking.
They can also be used as ornamentals.
There will be 8 to 9 pumpkins per vine.
105 days from seed.
Stores well, 3 to 4 months.
Baby Bear Pumpkins were developed by an R. Johnston, Jr.
One of the parents was New England Pie pumpkin.
Released 1992. Registered under the Plant Variety Protection Act, #9200230, in 1993.
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