Gold Rush Pumpkins have dark orange moderately ribbed rind, with thick walls and a thick, short handle about 3 inches (7 1/2 cm) wide, and 4 inches (10 cm) long.
They will grow to be about 7 to 8 inches (18 to 20 cm) wide and 30 to 40 pounds (13 ½ to 18 kg.)
They are used as ornamental pumpkins for carving.
100 days from seed.
F1 hybrid, vine type. United States Patent 5811642.
Gold Rush Pumpkins were developed by Rupp Seeds partly from Golden Zucchini.
During development, the pumpkin was referred to as “RS1294.”