different types of pumpkins

Different Types of Pumpkins

Author Albertsons Market | September 3, 2020

Pumpkin Season is here, and we have all of your favorite varieties! We’re sharing some fun facts about some of our favorite types of pumpkins! 

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Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkins


jack-o-lantern pumpkin


Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkins are a classic orange pumpkin. They are what comes to mind for most people when you think of a classic fall pumpkin. They are specially bred for craving, but they also make delicious pies, soups, and baked treats like muffins. 


White Pumpkinswhite pumpkin

White pumpkins go far beyond just looking chic this fall season. Did you know white pumpkin can easily be substituted for many orange pumpkin recipes? Try it in baking or make a nice silky smooth soup.


Cinderella Pumpkins 

cinderella pumpkins

Cinderella Pumpkins, or their correct name- Vif D'Etampes, are an heirloom French pumpkin. They were popular in the French markets back in the 1880s. Where does Cinderella come in? Well, it’s said that Disney used this design as the inspiration for her carriage. This pumpkin is not just for decor. You can also cook with them- make a pumpkin puree for a pie, fall muffins and you can even use them in soup.


Fairytale Pumpkin


fairytale pumpkin

Fairytale Pumpkins are also known as the Musque De Provence and are an heirloom French pumpkin. They typically weigh around 15 pounds and are a deep orange color. They have an ornate look for decorating and they are also used for sautéing, baking, and roasting. 


Wee Be Little Pumpkins 


wee be little pumpkin


Wee Be Little Pumpkins are a miniature pumpkin variety. They are grown on a bush, instead of a rambling vine, like most larger pumpkin varieties. They are naturally smooth and great for painting. They store especially well and are delicious in muffins, bread, or pies. 


Want to learn more fun facts about all things pumpkin? Check out our Pumpkin Fun Facts blog. Be sure to stop by our in-store pumpkin patch or shop all things pumpkin online

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