These almost perfectly round and smooth pumpkins have strong handles that almost seem too large for the size of the fruit. Their average weight is about 5 lb., making them perfect for roasting or baking into a pie.
Deep orange with moderate ribbing, long handles and a slightly flattened fruit, these pumpkins get their name because they are the perfect shape for children to carry home from the pumpkin patch. At about 5-7 lb., they are good for baking and roasting, as well as carving.
Tall and round with a rich, dark orange color and well-defined ribs, these pumpkins weigh in at 2-4 lb. They are great for roasting or baking, carving or painting.