47 Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties

 Learn about the Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties having distinct colors, curves, and patterns that you can grow in your garden!

Pumpkin is quite popular during the Halloween season and is also used to make pies, soups, and other baked goods. Let’s have a look at the Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties that you can grow easily.

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Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties

1. Big Moon

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Approx Size: 150-200 lbs

Harvesting Time: 80-90 days

This plant bears huge pumpkins that need timely pruning so that it grows only one vegetable on each vine for bigger produce.

2. Atlantic Giant

Approx Size: 300-500 lbs

Harvesting Time: 150-160 days

This is a variety of pumpkins that you might want to choose in case you plan on winning a pumpkin growing contest!

3. Big Max

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Approx Size: 80-100 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-120 days

These pumpkins are capable of growing up as big as to weigh about 250-300 lbs! The color also varies between pale salmon and bright orange.

4. Kakai

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Approx Size: 5-8 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-120 days

This variety of blue-gray-colored pumpkins has thick orange-colored stripes. This variety comes from Japan.

5. Crown Prince

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Approx Size: 6-8 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-120 days

This one is an all-rounder when it comes to versatility, with shiny gray-blue-colored skin, sweet flavor, and orange flesh. It makes for a great display and also for cooking.

6. Casper

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Approx Size: 12-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-120 Days

This pure white pumpkin has delicious flesh. This variety weighs anywhere between 10-16 lbs and makes it great for displaying and is popular for Halloween too.

7. White Pie

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Approx Size: 8-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 45-55 days

This oval or round-shaped pumpkin has skin in an off-white shade. It has a sweet and smooth flesh that tastes best in pies.

8. Blue Lakota

Approx Size: 6-10 lbs

Harvesting Time: 80-140 day

This is an heirloom variety that comes from the midwestern United States and has pale blue-green skin.

9. Jarrahdale

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Approx Size: 8-10 lbs

Harvesting Time: 18-20 weeks

It has a steel blue-color skin and is ribbed deeply which makes for a classic Cinderella pumpkin. This heirloom variety belongs to New Zealand and is named after the town of Jarrahdale that it comes from.

10. Harvest Moon

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Approx Size: 10-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

This is a small and compact variety and matures pretty early. It is smaller in size and is popularly used as little lanterns at Halloween.

11. Kabocha

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Approx Size: 2-3 lbs

Harvesting Time: 50-55 days

Another Japanese pumpkin that is popular for being eaten up and delicious flavor. With dark green-colored skin and yellow-colored flesh, it has a firm and sweet taste.

12. Flat White Boer Ford

Approx Size: 10-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 120 days

It is one of the most beautiful pumpkins with creamy white skin. The fruit has dark orange, flesh with a sweet and nutty flavor.

13. Red-Orange Pumpkins

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Approx Size: 1-3 lbs

Harvesting Time: 45-55 days

Also popular as Cinderella pumpkins, they come in several sizes and shapes and are very popular for display during Halloween.

14. Crystal Star

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Approx Size: 25-35 lb

Harvesting Time: 85-95 days

There are several varieties that often turn into shades of blue or green as they begin to age while this kind stays completely pure white-colored all its life. It makes for an excellent choice for the display of a white pumpkin.

15. Winter Luxury

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Approx Size: 6-9 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

Another heirloom variety is often regarded as one of the tastiest pumpkins! You can grow them easily, provided you take care of the minimal requirements.

16. Lakota

Approx Size: 4-6 lbs

Harvesting Time: 80-100 days

This variety of pumpkin is found in the shape of a pear. The skin is red in color and the stripes are available in stripes of black and green.

17. Cinderella

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Approx Size: 10-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

This stunning pumpkin is one of the most popular ones for display and carving. It also reminds one of Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage as the name suggests. If you want to grow Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties, include this for sure!

18. Blaze

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Approx Size: 2-3 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-105 days

This is one of the most attractive-looking pumpkins and the name ‘blaze’ suits it appropriately. With markings on its skin in the dark orange shade makes the veggie look like it’s on fire from up around the base.

19. Munchkin

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Approx Size: 1-2 lbs

Harvesting Time: 85-95 days

Munchkin produces smaller pumpkins in an orange shade that also are found in a flat shape with firm flesh. These are great for carving.

20. Musquee de Provence

Approx Size: 15-20 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-110 days

This is a traditional variety of pumpkin that comes from the South of France and looks similar to a huge cheese wheel. The skin is a bit tanned and the fruit has a deep orange-colored flesh.

21. Autumn Gold

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Approx Size: 10-15 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90 – 100 days

It is an award-winning variety and has fiery, bright orange flesh. This variety is most popular for carving and is appreciated in the kitchen, too.

22. Orangita

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Approx Size: 100-150 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

This cute-looking pumpkin can grow up to weigh 1-1.5 lbs and looks best with bigger pumpkins in a display during fall.

23. Fairytale

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Approx Size: 8-20 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-110 days

This is a medium-sized variety that can weigh up to 140-151 lbs on maturity. With a deeply-ribbed orange-colored skin, Fairytales come in a flattened shape and is best for baking purposes.

24. Long Island Cheese

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Approx Size: 6-10 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

Another pumpkin looks similar to a flat cheese wheel and the name suggests to the place it belongs from. This variety is most popular for its use in making excellent pumpkin pies.

25. Blue doll

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Approx Size: 15-20 lb

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

Though the name suggests that it may be found in blue color but it is actually green. This variety also is known to have a spooky vibe that makes for an excellent display on Halloween.

26. Warty Goblin

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Approx Size: 8-20 lbs

Harvesting Time: 80-90 days

Another variety of pumpkins with blistered skin that makes it look scary is Warty Goblin. It is not the best ones for carving but can add spookiness to the Halloween decorations.

27. Knucklehead

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Approx Size: 12-16 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-110 days

This variety of pumpkins can grow up to 150-161 lbs in weight on maturity and have a tendency to stretch upwards. This pumpkin has blistered skin in the shade of green that looks like it has warts.

28. Connecticut Field

Approx Size: 15–25 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-110 days

This is another heirloom variety and frequently referred to as the original pumpkin for Halloween that looks like Autumn Gold but is bigger in size and weight. It is mostly used to make traditional pies.

29. Black Futsu

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Approx Size: 3-5 lb

Harvesting Time: 50-55 days

This is a rare variety of pumpkin from Japan and is most popular for its warty skin in black color with a fresh, nutty taste. The fiery orange-colored flesh tastes buttery and sweet.

30. Green Striped Cushaw

Approx Size: 7-25 lbs

Harvesting Time: 110 – 125 days

As the name suggests, this type of pumpkin is found with green and white stripes and pale orange-colored flesh that resembles cantaloupe flesh.

31. Cotton Candy

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Approx Size: 5-12 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

If you are looking to grow a white-skinned pumpkin with a resemblance to ghost-like white-colored flesh, you can choose to grow Cotton Candy. This variety is used mostly for decoration purposes.

32. Marina Di Chioggia

Approx Size: 10-12 lb

Harvesting Time: 85-95 days

This is another green heirloom variety from Italy with warty and thick skin. It grows up to weigh around 6-12 lbs and yellow or orange-colored flesh with a sweet taste.

33. Lumina

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Approx Size: 10-12 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-120 days

It has a white-colored smooth skin that makes for another great variety meant best for painting or carving.

34. Porcelain Doll

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Approx Size: 1-4 lbs

Harvesting Time: 110-120 days

Porcelain Doll is usually available in shades of pink. The flesh of this medium-sized variety of pumpkin is bright orange.

35. Goosebumps

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Approx Size: 8-12 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-120 days

This variety of pumpkin initially develops a smooth textured skin. With time, it grows up to reach maturity with warts.

36. New Moon

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Approx Size: 35-45 lbs

Harvesting Time: 65-75 days

It is one of the bigger-sized varieties with a thick flesh in white color. New Moon derives its name from the color of its skin. If you want to grow Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties, include this for sure!

37. Prizewinner

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Approx Size: 150-200 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-120 days

This is a hybrid plant that is capable of bearing pumpkins that weigh anything between 75-150 lbs. They are available in vibrant shades of bright orange.


Best Pumpkin Varieties for Containers

38. Sugar Pie

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Approx Size: 3-4 lbs

Harvesting Time: 105-115 days

It is a variety that is as sweet as its name sounds and is on the smaller side. Sugar Pie is usually used to bake cookies, pies, and cakes.

39. Jack-o’-Lanterns

Approx Size: 20-30 lbs

Harvesting Time: 75-100 days

The round-shaped pumpkins are medium-sized pumpkins. Jack-O’-Lanterns is a great choice for carving.

40. Jack-Be-Little

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Approx Size: 90-100 lbs

Harvesting Time: 85-95 days

As the name suggests, this variety is also adorable to look at. These mini pumpkins are best for decorations and eating. They are also called Sweetie Pie.

41. Spooktacular

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Approx Size: 5-6 lbs

Harvesting Time: 85-100 days

Spooktacular is a bright orange-colored, small, hybrid pumpkin variety that is mostly used for carving purposes. It has smooth, ribbed, and firm flesh.

42. Baby Bear

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Approx Size: 1.5-2.5 lbs

Harvesting Time: 95-105 Days

It is one of the best pumpkins for cooking. With no hulls in seeds, these are smaller in size and are easy to make snacks. The flesh tastes very moist and sweet. If you want to grow Different Types of Pumpkin Varieties, include this for sure!

43. Baby Pam

Approx Size: 4-5 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-105 days

This is a miniature pumpkin is one of the most sought-after varieties for baking pies. Baby Pam plant can usually grow up to a height of 12-24 inches on maturity.

44. Small Sugar

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Approx Size: 6-10 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-110 days

Closely related to Connecticut Field pumpkin, Small Sugar is considered to be even better for baking pies with. This small variety of pumpkin with dark orange-yellow-colored flesh.

45. Wee Be Little

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Approx Size: 1-2 lbs

Harvesting Time: 90-100 days

Wee Be Little is an award-winning miniature variety that bears remarkably tiny baseball-sized fruits. It is also very popular for painting or carving because of its smooth skin.

46. Baby Boo

Approx Size: 2-3 lbs

Harvesting Time: 85-95 days

These tiny white-colored pumpkins were first produced in Pennsylvania. They can grow up to a maximum size of 2-3 inches across and usually grow on a vine that is 1-2 feet in length.

47. Bushkin

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Approx Size: 15-25 lbs

Harvesting Time: 100-115 days

This easy-to-grow small variety of pumpkin has a sweeter flesh that makes it also one of the best ones to bake pies with. Even the seeds of Bushkin could be roasted to make a healthy snack.

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