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Organic Pumpkin Small Sugar

Latin name:

Pumpkin - Small Sugar
Cucurbita Pepo
4 - 5' (1.2 - 1.5 m)
18 - 24" (46 - 61 cm)
Full Sun
Keep Well Watered
Fertile, Well Drained Soil

The "Small Sugar" pumpkin is a charming and versatile variety that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. This heirloom pumpkin variety is celebrated for its petite size, typically ranging from 6 to 8 inches in diameter and weighing between 4 to 8 pounds, making it an ideal choice for culinary purposes and decorative use.

Visually, the Small Sugar pumpkin showcases a vibrant, deep orange hue that intensifies as it matures. Its round to slightly flattened shape is adorned with distinct ridges and smooth skin, offering an appealing aesthetic for fall decorations, including traditional jack-o'-lantern carving, table centerpieces, and seasonal displays.

What truly sets the Small Sugar pumpkin apart is its culinary versatility. Its flesh is sweet, smooth-textured, and well-suited for cooking, making it a beloved ingredient in various dishes. The dense, rich-flavored flesh is excellent for creating delectable pies, soups, stews, and baked goods. When roasted or pureed, this pumpkin variety yields a creamy consistency that enhances the taste and texture of recipes, adding a delightful touch to savory and sweet creations alike.

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