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25 Fun And Interesting Facts About Squash

Squash belongs to the Cucurbita, Latin for gourd, genus of herbaceous vines in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, also known as cucurbits. Cucurbita vines are native to the Andes and Mesoamerica. Take a look below for 25 more fun and interesting facts about squash. 1. There is evidence of squash cultivation going back to at least…

28 Fun And Fascinating Facts About Pumpkins

A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, that is round, with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and deep yellow to orange coloration. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp. Take a look below for 28 more fun and fascinating facts about pumpkins. 1. In New Zealand and Australian…