Long Island Cheese, an old heirloom variety, has smooth, tan skin with medium ribs and a flattened shape that resembles a wheel of cheese. The deep orange flesh is moderately sweet and great for pies. Good for long-term storage.
Average Weight: 8-10 pounds
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Long Island Pumpkin Seeds
Large-ribbed Long Island cheese pumpkins are buff-colored fruits with sweet, deep-orange flesh. This pumpkin variety has been prized for centuries thanks to its stringless interior, high nutrient content and smooth flesh.? One of the oldest domesticated squashes, the Long Island cheese pumpkin scores high in growability and taste.