Fairytale Pumpkin

90-110 days. Cucurbita moschata. Similar to the Cinderella Pumpkin, Fairytale is as beautiful as it is delicious. AKA Musque de Provence, this 1899 heirloom is a squat, deeply lobed beauty from the south of France. Looking a bit like a sculpted wheel of cheese with a strong handle, it ranges from 12" to 18" in diameter and up to 20 pounds. It ripens from luscious green to magnificent shades of burnt sienna on 10' -long vines. Fairytale has an exceedingly long shelf life~perfect for envy-of-the-neighborhood fall vignettes. Its deep orange flesh is dense and makes great Homemade Pumpkin Puree for Thanksgiving pies, or European classics tweaked with a dollop of Fairytale goodness. How about Fairytale Pumpkin Creme Caramel, Fairytale Pumpkin Cheesecake or Fairytale Panna Cotta with Calvados Caramel Sauce? You must try these recipes—they are sure to become new family favorites. (OP.)

One packet of about 15 seeds
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