Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pumpkin-Jade-Prince-NEW-FOR-2013-243-320Pumpkin (Jade Prince) is a hybrid variety shows vigorous growth, good resistance to viruses and diseases and is prolific. The fruit weighs 3-4 kg and has a long shelf life. Flesh is orange-yellow in color, firm and has an excellent sweet taste. Maturity is around 85-95 days from sowing, suitable for both immature green fruit and fully matured fruit.

Pumpkin fruit is one of the widely grown vegetables that is incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins. This humble backyard low calorie vegetable contains vitamin A, flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as leutin, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance.

Health Benefits

  • Low calorie
  • An excellent source of many natural poly-phenolic flavonoid compounds such as α, ß carotenes, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zea-xanthin
  • Highest amount of Vitamin A

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