: The name pumpkin originated from the Greek word for "large melon" which is "pepon." Pumpkins are grown all around the world for a variety of reasons ranging from agricultural purposes to commercial and ornamental sales. Pumpkins are very versatile in their uses for cooking, from the fleshy shell, to the seeds, to even the flowers; most parts of the pumpkin are edible. Traditionally, pumpkin is a very popular Halloween and Thanksgiving staple.
New! Edible ornamental.
Red October bears uniform, bright red-orange fruit resembling hubbard squash. Similar to Boston Marrow. Avg. yield: 2 fruits/plant.