There are certain characteristics of Pumpkin that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Pumpkin is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Jarrahdale, Peanut, Lakota, Cow, Sugar, Caribean, Red kuri, Buttercup and Pink lady. Pumpkin varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Round and its textureis Fibrous. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Pumpkin, its taste is creamy, soft and sweet.
Pumpkin color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Pumpkins are available in shades of blue, green, orange, red and white.