Nagydobosi Pumpkin captivates with its sweet, nutty flavor and vibrant colors, adding versatility to your culinary creations.
This variety produces large fruits and is the most popular pumpkin variety in Hungary. Its weight is usually 5-10 kg. Its flesh is crumbly, extremely savory, with a slightly chestnut-like, nutty taste.
This pumpkin variety thrives in various growing conditions, preferring warm, sunny, or semi-shaded areas while being sensitive to frost. Its nutrient requirements are small, but it requires watering in droughts. Sow the seeds of pumpkin when the soil temperature reaches 10 degrees Celsius.
This is a type of winter squash that is native to Hungary, specifically the Nagydobos region. Its unique shape, round with distinct ridges or lobes, characterizes the pumpkin, which typically weighs between 15-30 pounds. The skin of the Nagydobosi pumpkin is thick and ribbed, and ranges in color from deep green to light tan, depending on its maturity.
The flesh of the Nagydobosi pumpkin is bright orange and has a slightly sweet and nutty flavor. It is commonly used in Hungarian cuisine to make soups, stews, and desserts, and is also popular as a filling for savory pies and pastries. The seeds of the Nagydobosi pumpkin are also edible and are often roasted and seasoned as a snack.
This variety of pumpkin is highly nutritious and is rich in vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and fiber. It is also low in calories, making it a healthy addition to any diet. The Nagydobosi pumpkin is typically harvested in the fall and can be stored for several months in a cool, dry place.