Canning pumpkins

Fun fact! Your typical Halloween pumpkin is not what's used to make your favorite pumpkin pie. Click to learn more!

Pumpkin varieties used for commercial canning are all of the Cucurbita moschata species, which is characterized by a tan-colored, firm fleshed, and elongated fruit; not your typical Halloween pumpkin.

Source: https://www.agmrc.org/commodities-products/vegetables/pumpkins