(C. maxima) 95 days. Most beautiful, flattened, and ribbed large fruits are a gorgeous deep red-orange. A very old French heirloom,
this was the most common pumpkin in the Central Market in Paris back in the 1880s. The flesh is tasty in pies or baked. Like
summer squash, this one can also be picked small and fried. As a bonus, it’s a good yielder, too.