Washington Sweet

Accession

Sidney, ME [Kennebec County]

Synonyms

Pumpkin Sweet of Mt. Vernon, Pumpkin Sweet of Newburgh

Origin

Sidney, Maine; before 1850

Season

Fall

Uses

Cooking, Livestock feed, Cider, Molasses

Distinctive Features

large round-conic fruit, sometimes with red blush, mostly covered with russet

Resembles

Snake, Westfield Seek No Further, Roxbury Russet, Kennebec Russet

Status of Name

DNA confirmed

DNA Information

Identical to Pumpkin Sweet of Newburgh and Pumpkin Sweet of Mt Vernon