> > > > > >

Dickinson Pumpkins



Dickinson Pumpkins are mostly round, with tan rind and sweet, coarse orange flesh.

They grow to be 12 to 16 inches (30 to 40 cm) wide and 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 cm) tall.

The plant can cross-pollinate with butternut squash.

They are used used by some commercial processors for making tinned pumpkin purée from.

They can also be used as animal feed.

History Notes

Dickinson Pumpkins were developed by the Northrup King Company.


Released 1958.

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.


Also called:

Cucurbita moschata Dickinson (Scientific Name)

Comments

See also:

You may also like:

logo

Bon mots

"When the wine [made at her chateau] is in the golden period of effervescing, any sick child in the village ticketed by the doctor can be brought to the wine-presses and dipped in. If labeled 'tres malade,' he is dipped in twice."

-- Lillie de Hegermann-Lindencrone (American singer. 1844 - 1928)

Food Calendar

food-calendar-icon
A calendar tracking what happens when in the world of food.
  • food day iconAndalusia Day (Today)
    Andalusia Day, ("Día de Andalucía") is a modern holiday celebrated in the Andalusia region on the southern coast of Spain each year on the 28th of February. Many things that are seen as being Spanish -- such as flamenco dancing, bullfighting, and gazpacho -- are actually from Andalusia.

Myth of the Day

Louis Eustache Ude Read more >