Muskmelons vary in shape in size and tend to weigh between 5 and 8 pounds. Most are round to ovate and some will have a slightly squat shape. Muskmelons also known as sweet melon, kharbujam and cantaloupe are botanically known as Cucumis melo and a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. These are best consumed within a few weeks of harvesting.
Muskmelon seeds are bright yellow, soft and egg-shapedin form. You can eat muskmelon seeds raw or add them to your salads as well as fruit servings. You can also add these seeds in your soups, stews and gravies. These will keep your hunger pangs away by keeping you full for a longer time.
Muskmelon can be found growing in the late spring and early summer months.
- Muskmelon is believed to have cooling properties and be beneficial in treatment of fatigue, constipation, bladder infections and ulcers.
- Muskmelon is high in water content which keeps your body hydrated in the hot summer season.
- Muskmelon contains vitamin A and vitamin C which has been shown to be helpful in promoting eye and skin health.
- Muskmelon seeds are rich in potassium which helps in reducing the blood pressure, thereby keeping the heart healthy.
- Their seeds also contain a fibre will help boost your weight loss process.
- It can reduce your risk of heart disease
|Common Name||Cucumis melo|
|Water||Water deeply 1-2 inches per week|
|Temperature||18℃ to 25℃|
|Germination||27℃ to 30℃|
|Days for Sowing||90 Days|
Muskmelon Red Seeds