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Cedrina Pumpkin (Cucurbita citrullus)
Cedrina Pumpkin (Cucurbita citrullus): also called Lemon Watermelon or Winter watermelon. Ancient species cultivated in Italy since the beginning of the 17th century, it is consumed cooked, in preserves, or other sweet recipes.
The numerous fruits reach 6/8 kg.
On the outside it looks like a watermelon, inside, the flesh is firm and yellow pale, with a hint of watermelon taste but not that sweet.
A peculiarity of this species is the scarlet red seeds, really beautiful!
The plant is exceptionally rustic and resistant to fungal diseases.
Rare variety that is disappearing, grow it at home to save tradition and bring a different taste to your table.