Botanical name: Cucurbita maxima
Pumpkin is a large, oval, flat green seed. They are a concentrated source of many health benefiting vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, as well as of important essential amino-acids such as Tryptophan, and Glutamate.
Pumpkin seed is believed to be beneficial for prostate health.
Nutritional Value: This food is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol). Thiamin, NIacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and avery good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Potassium, Copper, Manganese.
Germination: 3-6 days depending on growing conditions.