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Pumpkin – Vegetable Seeds

60.00 80.00

Estimated delivery date 2021/09/26

Description

Red pumpkin, also known as Bhopla or Kaddu in India,is a nutrient dense, low calorie vegetable. Red pumpkin is a variety of squash that apart from being delicious , is low in calories but rich in essential vitamins and minerals.

Requirements for growing Pumpkin plant

Light Full sunlight
Watering Water everyday
Where to grow Balcony, Terrace
Time till harvest 13-14 weeks
Seasonal information Summers

Sowing and planting procedure

  • Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray, water everyday to keep the soil moist.
  • Space the seedlings at 150cm by 100cm.
  • Germination will take place in 6-8 days.
  • Harvest the fresh pumpkin in 100-120 days from sowing.

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Red pumpkin is highly nutritious. Red pumpkin is high in antioxidants which can help avoid any damage to your health and reduce the risk of catching a chronic disease. Pumpkin is also loaded with vitamins, especially vitamin A and C, which helps boost your immunity. Being low in calories and high in water content and fibre, this nutrient dense food will help you feel satiated and stay full longer making it a perfect addition to your weight loss diets. In addition to having high levels of beta-carotene, pumpkin also contains vitamin C and E and lutein and zeaxanthin which will keep your skin healthy. The vitamin A in a pumpkin is also excellent for your eye health.

The Red Pumpkin is a type of winter squash which is packed with a whole lot of goodness. Having as little as 49 calories per cup, red pumpkin is an amazing low calorie vegetable which is rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. Pumpkins are rich in vitamin A, C ,beta-carotenes and minerals like potassium, copper and manganese. It also contains trace amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, folate and several B vitamins.

 

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