Rouge Vif D' Etampes Pumpkin (Cucurbitaceae) is the most beautiful flattened and ribbed large fruit are a gorgeous deep red-orange. A very old French heirloom, this was the most common pumpkin in the Central Market in Paris back in the 1880's. The flesh is tasty in pies or baked. This one can also be picked small, like summer squash, and fried. It is a good yielder too.
The fruit can reach up to 20 pounds a piece and will store well.
Vivid red-orange round, lobed fruits shaped like cheese blocks up to 18kg, of excellent sweet flavor, great for pies or roasting, are produced on medium sized bush vines. The shell was traditionally used in Europe as a soup tureen.
Planting Guide included. Ships in padded envelope.
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Nov 23, 2021
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