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 by some commercial processors for making tinned pumpkin purée from.
They can also be used as animal feed.
Dickinson Pumpkins were developed by the Northrup King Company.