This is actually a squash related to Butternut. Fruit is 18 to 24″ in length with a 4 to 5″ neck and a 9″ bulb. Rind is light brown, smooth, and hard. Flesh is thick, solid, dry, sweet and orange in color. A popular variety for both fresh market and home garden. According to many gardeners this is the best pumpkin for pies.