- Flower nameJehovac
- Scientific nameCucurbita moschata
- Alias韓国ズッキーニ, マッチャン, 韓国カボチャ, Cucurbita moschata
- Place of originCentral and South America
- Place of floweringGarden, Field, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August
What is Jehovac
Jehovac (scientific name: Cucurbita moschata) is an annual herbaceous vegetable in the family Cucurbitaceae, native to Central and South America. It is a species of Japanese Cabbage. The young fruits are harvested and eaten cooked. The flesh is sweet and not bitter. The skin is peeled and the soft seeds are sliced in rounds and eaten as soti. The fruit is similar in shape to the cucumber and Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L. 'Melopepo'). It is in season in summer. The flowers are yellow, and the plant is harvested 90 days after sowing.
Common name: Jehovac, scientific name: Cucurbita moschata, Also known as Korean zucchini, Korean Pumpkin, Machan (trade name), flowering season: May-August.