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The Pink pumpkin has large ridges running from the top to bottom and has a light pink to salmon colored outer skin. The Pink pumpkin's outer skin turns from salmon to pink as it matures each day. Its flesh is sweet and deep orange in color.
Pink pumpkins are available in the early fall.
The Pink Pumpkin also known as Porcelain Doll pumpkin is a hybrid variety that is new to the marketplace. This Pink pumpkin is a product of the Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation, which is donating a percentage of each Pink pumpkin sold to aid in the fight against breast cancer.
The Pink pumpkin makes an ideal decorative pumpkin because of its unique coloring and attractive shape. They can also be cooked as you would any other pumpkin. Use to make pies, muffins and breads. Cube Pink pumpkin and roast to enhance its sweetness and add to stews, soups and curries.
The Pink pumpkin made its debut to the marketplace in 2012. Growers that would like to grow and sell the Pink pumpkin must first sign a contract agreeing to donate twenty-five cents per pumpkin sold to the Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation for breast cancer research. Currently the pumpkins are grown in the United States and Canada and available at a variety of markets.
People have spotted Pink Pumpkins using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
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