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24 best varieties of nutmeg

Undoubtedly, any type of pumpkin has a rich vitamin composition and other valuable properties. However, among the culinary specialists, the muscatel is particularly popular due to its nutritious and high palatability. Some compare the taste of pulp with melon juice, and in our article we will look at the sweetest varieties and varieties for cultivation in Russia, including large-fruited ones.

Variety of pumpkin variety for outdoor cultivation

This article describes the main characteristics of different varieties of nutmeg. This will help gardeners to determine the varieties when choosing seeds for the new season. With the modern assortment, it is wrong to give preference to one type, because you can only appreciate the advantages and taste in comparison.

But the pumpkin differs from the fruits of other species even by external signs. Fruits are formed elongated in the form of a cylinder or a pear, and on the cut of the stem there are five faces.

The name of the vegetable was due to noticeable nutmeg flavorwhich is heard when butchering. Feature varieties can be seen on the seeds, they have a dirty yellow or brown shade.

Butternut Squash Varieties

Vitamin

Vitamin

The culture of late ripening, the growing season lasts about 130 days. The lash forms a long one with a wide oval fruit, the weight of which reaches 4.5-6.8 kg.

The structure of the flesh is crispy, but tender, taste sweetish. The skin is thin, the thickness of the bright orange edible part is about 10 cm.

Planting is carried out by seed or seedling method, the location of the holes is better planned in rows. Peculiarities of care consist in pinching the side branches of the lash and the main stem. Harvest in September and October.

Prikubanskaya

Variety of the average term of aging with the vegetative period 91-136 days. The length of the whip reaches 3-4 m, the mass of the fruit is pear-shaped from 2300 to 4600 grams.

Prikubanskaya

The thickness of the pulp is about 4 cm, the skin is thin, creamy on the cut. Pumpkin retains its quality and presentation for 3 months after harvest.

New

The plant with an average term of aging, the vegetation period is 115 days. Cylindrical fruit is characterized by a slight thickening at the end, the weight of a ripe vegetable reaches 6-7 kg.

The skin is thin, the edible part is tender, juicy, sweet in taste.

The culture is resistant to drought. It is consumed fresh and processed.
New

Bylink

The plant with an average period of aging, the weight of pumpkin medium size is 4.5 kg. Vegetation lasts 115-127 days.

The dense skin of a gray shade (light and dark) promotes a long shelf life, until the next season. Bright orange sweet pulp does not contain additional flavors, nutmeg flavor complements any dish with a delicate taste.

Bylink

Hardened

Spaghetti

The variety of the early term of ripening, from the emergence of shoots to harvesting, passes only 65-80 days. On a long whip densely tied fruits, the weight of which before removal from the garden is 800-1500 grams.

The crust of pumpkin is quite dense, the flesh is thin, disintegrating into individual fibers, from which the plant received such a name. There are not many sweets in the vegetable, but it absorbs seasonings well. Sometimes pumpkin flavor in the dish is not immediately recognized.

Spaghetti

Muscat de Provence

High-yield unpretentious care variety, the fruits of which reach weight 8-10 kg. The skin is thick, which prolongs the shelf life of the vegetable without losing its valuable properties.

Muscat de Provence

Pulp aromatic with honey taste. Scourge plants of compact size, immunity resists various diseases and pests. Vegetation period - 120 days.

Gilea

It has a high yield and long shelf life (up to a year).
Gilea

Young shoots intensively form long rods, on which pumpkins weigh ripen 6-9 kg. The growing season lasts 100-110 days.

The skin of oval-oblong vegetables is covered with a wax coating. The layer of pulp is thick, sweet to the taste, with medicinal and dietary properties. The plant is tolerant to bacteriosis and powdery mildew.

Polyanin

Mid-season crop with the growing season 110-125 days. The weight of the vegetable reaches 4000 grams, smooth skin with barely visible ribs.

The flesh has a dense structure, it tastes sweetish and juicy. The whip is formed up to 4 m in length, therefore the following scheme is used when disembarking: 70x70 cm. Polyanin is resistant to diseases and adverse weather conditions.

Popular varieties of large pumpkin

Arabatskaya

Arabatskaya

The term of ripening is late, the growing season is 118-127 days. Cylindrical vegetable with thickening at the top hangs in ripe form up to 9 kg.

The thick layer of bright orange pulp after processing is incredibly juicy and sweet to the taste. Storage time is about 4 months.

The variety is characterized as high-yielding, resistant to diseases and drought.

Big moon

The growing season lasts 115-130 days. Scourge is formed powerful, for large pumpkins leave only one ovary. The weight of such an instance reaches 70-80 kg. In the usual cultivation, the weight of the vegetable is about 20-30 kg.

The peel is of medium density, the pulp is delicate, but retains its structure well during heat treatment. Application pumpkin universal.

Big moon

Paris gold

The plant with an early term of aging, the growing season lasts 90 days. The weight of pumpkin reaches 20 kg with conventional farming techniques.

The culture is responsive to fertilizers, so it is quite possible to remove a giant vegetable from the bush. Young shoots cope well with adverse weather conditions, in particular drought. Diseases and pests are not dangerous.

The storage period of the crop in the winter period under appropriate conditions is 4-6 months.

Paris gold

Stopudovaya

Heavy fruit curls up to 20 kilogram, although records were recorded up to 200 kg of a single copy. Plant late maturity with a growing season 125-140 days.

To get the giants you need to fertilize the soil well and monitor moderate humidity. The culture forms a long lash; when disembarking, the distance between the holes of 100x150 cm is observed.

The bright yellow flesh has a dense structure, a delicate flavor filled with sweetness.

The variety is tolerant to various diseases and pests, withstand adverse weather conditions.
Stopudovaya

For cultivation in the summer cottage of Siberia and the Urals

Russian woman

Vegetation of Russian women lasts 90-100 daysThe fruits are characterized by juicy sweet pulp and melon flavor. From 1 m2 remove over 20 kg of crop with the weight of a vegetable 1.9-4 kg.

The plant is moderately laxative; during planting, the interval between bushes is about 60 cm. For 5-6 months the pumpkin preserves its taste and commodity qualities in a dry and ventilated room. The use of pulp universal.

Russian woman

Smile

Cold-resistant early-ripening plant with a maturity 85-90 days. Smile culture - bush, forms up to 6 small shoots, which are tied up by 8-10 pumpkins with a weight of 0.8-1.2 kg.

The bright orange flesh is crispy, but mild. Vegetable is incredibly popular among culinary because of its sweet taste and melon flavor. The harvest retains its qualities flesh until March. Planting is carried out according to the scheme: 60x60 cm.

Smile

Michurinskaya

The grade of table appointment, is suitable for the fresh use and processed. The growing season lasts 96-105 days. The weight of an average fetus is about 5 kg.

The seed nest is small, indicating a thick layer of pulp.

The plant tolerates adverse weather conditions (drought, cold, heavy rainfall), even frosts down to -5 degrees are not terrible.

Therapeutic

Early aging up to 105 days and strong immunity allows you to grow a culture in Siberia and the Urals. The plant is average, when planting the following scheme is used: 60x70 cm.

Pumpkin weight reaches 3-5 kg. The main taste characteristics: juicy, sweetish with a pleasant honey aroma.

Therapeutic

For Moscow region and central Russia

Pearl

The growing season lasts 100-110 daysone hundred corresponds to the average term of aging. Bush compact size with a large number of ovaries, from which pumpkin weights develop 7.5 kg.

The small seed nest is located in the upper part of the elongated fruit, the rest is orange with a red tint of flesh.

It is planted by seed and seedling method with an interval of at least 60 cm between the bushes. The culture is responsive to organic fertilizers, characterized by cold resistance.

Pearl

Golden pear

Golden pear - with early ripening 95 days. Each lash forms about 3 fruits, the weight of which reaches 1.8-2 kg.

Tastes have a chestnut note. Harvesting begins in August, up to 10 kg of vegetables are removed from 1 m2.

The culture is responsive to fertile soil and organic fertilizers.
Golden pear

Vita

Mid-season culture with maturity 115-125 days. The plant forms a powerful lash, the weight of the fruit reaches 3-4 kg.

Strong immunity is manifested in disease resistance and cold climate.

Vita

Shortened interception

Mid-season with the growing season 110-125 days perfect for growing in the open field at the dacha in the Moscow region or central Russia. Fruits of elongated shape weighing up to 3 kg.

The peculiarity of the pumpkin lies in the unique taste, sweetness and delicate structure of the pulp.

Shortened interception

Gourmet

Spanish guitar

The elongated shape of the fruit is more like a zucchini. Greenish-yellow peel of medium density, flesh juicy and sweet with apricot aroma.

Spanish guitar

The weight of the vegetable reaches 5 kg. The harvest is stored for about 4-5 months. Cooks often use an edible part to make mashed potatoes and freshly squeezed juices. Saturated with vitamins and minerals product is prescribed for dietary and medical table.

Gribovskaya

Gribovskaya

Pumpkin Gribovskaya, popular for our latitudes, with an early aging period 85-90 days. The bark of the fruit is smooth and slightly ribbed, the color varies from dark green to yellow with greenish patches. The dense pulp of orange color differs in high tastes.

The weight of the vegetable is 2.5-5 kg. When landing, the scheme is applied: 60x70 cm.

Butternut (walnut)

Productive variety bred by Italian breeders, the growing season according to the description lasts 90-100 days. Oblong fruits gain weight 5-9 kg, the seed section of small size is located at the bottom of the pumpkin, so the layer of pulp is thick.

Batternat

Taste qualities of a vegetable are appreciated by tenderness, sweetness and juiciness. The product contains an increased amount of carotene and other vitamins. Vegetable is used for therapeutic and dietary nutrition.

Honey Princess

Honey Princess

Mid-season with a period of aging 110-115 days. A powerful plant forms a large lash, so when planting a scheme is used: 100x150 cm. The skin is thin, the pulp is dense and incredibly sweet.

Fetal weight reaches 3-4 kg. Culture has good immunity, manifested in the form of resistance to diseases and adverse weather conditions.

Each variety has its own characteristics taste characteristics. Ideally, every year, in addition to the beloved species, plant a new hybrid, which will give your favorite dish a unique flavor and aroma.