Connecticut Field produces nice yields of 15 to 25 lb. globe-shaped deep orange-yellow pumpkins. The flesh is yellow, thick, coarse, and stringy. Connecticut Field pumpkin is excellent for making canned pumpkin or baking pumpkin pie. The perfect shape and flat bottom come in handy for making a jack’o lantern. An heirloom pumpkin was grown by the first settlers in New England. Introduced prior to 1700.