What kind of pumpkin is this?

Asked September 5, 2015, 9:44 AM EDT

Good morning. My kids threw some of our parrot food out in the yard, and we now have a huge pumpkin patch. I'm hoping I can attach pictures to this, but we are trying to find out what kind of pumpkins they are; if they will change to orange (as there are some basketball size now) and if they are edible for pies. Any information you have would be highly appreciated. I am located in Rice, Texas.

Thank you.

Navarro County Texas

1 Response


It's very difficult to tell what variety of pumpkin you have and, to be honest, it is probably going to be genetically different from whatever pumpkin it came from. I would assume that it would turn some shade of orange or gold, probably in the next month or so. As for eating quality, it would be a complete guess, but all pumpkins should be EDIBLE, but some are much better than others.

Good luck. I hope this helps!