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AnonymousUser 21859 107 pumpkinseed-harvest either
Pumpkinseed-harvest in Styria the southeast region of
Austria. The pumpkinseed is used to produce Pumpkinseed-oil,
whitch is used for salad dressing. This year we harvested
650 kilogrammes per hectare. Oil pumpkins are a special
variant of the large group of pumpkins. It is a yellow green
pumpkin with shiny dark green seeds inside an orange yellow
fruit pulp. The seeds have no shell, so they could be easely
used directly after drying without no work. The pumpkin is
ripening in the fall between september and october. After
harvesting, the seeds will be dried and stored till the
pressing time. Fresh seeds don't give oil. The fresh seeds
will be washed and then we dry the seeds and gently heats
them to 60 degrees Celsius and roast them for some minutes.
The crashed warm seeds will be pressed with high pressure.
There are no additives used for growing the oil out of the
Re: pumpkinseed-harvest
That oil makes really the best salads!
Everyone who has the chance to try the ORIGINAL Styrian
Pumpkinseed-Oil should do that.

Re: pumpkinseed-harvest
How does it separate the pumpkins from the seed? How large
are the pumpkings? I assume the meat of the pumpkin is
dumped on the ground for fertilizer. Could it be used for
Re: pumpkinseed-harvest
40 years ago my grandfather used the meat of pumpkins to
feed cattle, but today we have no cattle.

For information about the harvester:

"Kürbiskernerntemaschine" is German for
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