20 Rouge Vif d'Etampes Pie Pumpkin seeds, Cucurbita maxima, red heirloom
115 Days. European heirloom pumpkin. The bright scarlet French pumpkin is known as Rouge vif d' Etampes in France. "Rouge vif" meaning "vivid red." This squatty, red pumpkin is an attractive variety for fall displays, and will keep to be eaten later. Shaped flat, and looking a bit like a red cheese wheel, the fruits average 10-15 lb. each.
The moderately sweet, orange flesh is well suited for pumpkin pie.
Avg. yield: two fruits per plant. Plant in spring after frost is over. Full sun, rich loam.