- Also known as the New England Pie Pumpkin, this favorite is the standard for pies because of its sugar flavor.
Cucurbita (95 days) Sometimes called New England Pie Pumpkin. The long time favorite and standard for pies. None grows any sweeter. Fruits small, 6-8 lbs; round, flattened at the ends and a good keeper. Skin is deep orange, smooth but plainly ribbed. Flesh is thick, deep yellow, fine grained and has a deliciously sugar flavor. Approx. 200 seeds per ounce.