Pumpkin Guide

6202 Walkers Line,
Burlington, ON

New Moon
New Moon
Photo: New Moon, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm, Burlington, ON, Sept 16, 2011
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since 2011, available mid-September - October.

Genus: Cucurbita maxima
Origin: United States
Height: 10 - 14"
Width: 14 - 20"
Weight: 35 - 70 lbs
Colour: white
Rind Texture: smooth with wide shallow ribs
Flesh: thick pale orange

New Moon sets the standard in large white pumpkins. An attractive pumpkin shape, and blemish free skin draw the eye, making New Moon the focal point of your pumpkin displays. The bright white surface provides striking contrast with your other pumpkin colours. The thick flesh is pale orange, and once carved, makes an excellent jack-o'-lantern.

We've never tried it, but suspect it is fibrous and tasteless.