RARE Heirloom Organic Winter Luxury Pie Pumpkin Seeds (5)
Cucurbita pepo 105 days. Super sought after for it's high ranking among flavorful pies bringing it to the best pumpkin flavor chart topper, Winter Luxury comfortably commandeered first place in our ‘pie class’ pumpkin taste-off for outstanding flavor and texture. The 6 pound beauties have thick, dense sweet flesh. The rounded fruit has orange skin that’s netted in a fine veil. In the field, the unusual skin texture gives this squash a rich, velvety appearance befitting of its name. Approximately 6 seeds per gram.(C. pepo) This beautiful pumpkin was introduced by Johnson & Stokes in 1893. Lovely 6-lb golden fruit has white netting and are perfect for pies. In fact, this is one of the best tasting pie pumpkins you can grow; with very sweet and smooth flesh, it’s a favorite of all who grow it.Silky texture for a perfect pie. Used to be revered as a luxury item.
This marvelous, small pumpkin has a unique, netted skin. Typical weight is 6-9 lb. Doing double duty, Winter Luxury is not only a gorgeous ornamental, but is also superb for eating. Long vines. Avg. yield: 3-4 fruits/plants
Recipe for Winter Pumpkin
Winter Pumpkin Soup with Curry Spices Recipe
A special pumpkin soup with warming curry spices, and it's even vegan!
1 winter luxury pumpkin, sliced in half and seeded
2 medium russet (yes, white potatoes are OK) or sweet potatoes, roughly chopped
1 large carrot, roughly chopped
1 small onion, diced
2 garlic clove, minced