As the squash matures, the skin turns from green to a bright orange. The thick, dense, flesh is light orange when ripe and surrounds a large cavity containing stringy pulp and many large, flat, cream-colored seeds. When cooked, Pumpkin squash is tender and offers a mild taste with sweet and nutty flavors.
Pumpkin squash is rich in vitamins A, E, and C, potassium, fiber, iron, and carotenoids like beta-carotene and lutein. The seeds of the pumpkin squash are rich in zinc, iron, manganese, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids. It is used for preparation of juice drinks, in mix veggies and used for hair growth.