Pumpkin Guide

6202 Walkers Line,
Burlington, ON

Photo: Warlock, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm, Burlington, ON, Sept 22, 2011
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since 2007. Available mid-September - October.

Genus: Cucurbita pepo
Origin: United States
Length: 12 - 18"
Width: 10 - 14"
Weight: 20 - 30 lbs
Colour: Dark Orange
Rind Texture: Smooth, some bumps, faint ribbing, hard
Flesh: light orange

Warlock is a medium sized orange pumpkin with a twist! It's got a few bumpy warts on it's skin, is slightly darker than most pumpkins, and it's skin is quite hard. This makes it well suited for fall displays -it's unique look has great eye appeal, and it's hard skin means it will last much longer than your standard orange pumpkin!

Jack-o'-Lanterns: Warning: the skin is hard, and the flesh is very hard too, almost wooden. Carving with a knife is impossible! We use an electric jigsaw, it works great. Once carved it will last and last!

Culinary: We've never tried it, and don't plan on it either!