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.

Storage Hints

Stores well, 3 to 4 months.

History Notes

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.