Also known as the Cinderella pumpkin because its shape called to mind the pumpkin that became Cinderella's coach, it was introduced by Burpee in 1883, but, in France it had been known since the early 1800's. Fruits are very flat on both ends, 6 in. high and 18 in. in diameter. Skin is deep reddish orange and deeply ribbed. Flesh is dark yellow, coarse and stringy. Flavor is not good, but it is a great ornamental pumpkin.
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