Butternut pumpkins have an unusual bell shape and orange flesh that is sweeter and nuttier than other pumpkins. This makes it very popular. Like other pumpkins, butternuts grow on a vine which spreads across the ground or climbs up a trellis and has large, flat green leaves which help give them some shade
Health Benefits - Prevents high blood pressure and contains potassium.
Flavour - Sweet, Moist and Nutty. Similar to a sweet potato.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store pumpkins at room temperature away from light. Once cut, wrap them in plastic and place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.