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PERSIAN MELON, TYPES OF MELON IN IRAN

Persian melon, Types of melon in iran

Melon, trailing vine in the gourd family, grown for its often musky-scented edible fruit. The melon plant is native to central Asia, and its many cultivated varieties are widely grown in warm regions around the world

In English or other countries Talebi, kharbozeh, Garmak called melon.

Melon Facts

Melon is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. Its closest relatives are squashes and cucumbers. Melons originate from Africa and southwestern parts of Asia. Ancient Egyptians have been cultivated melons 2000 years BC. After they become widely spread and popular in Europe, melons were introduced to America by the Spanish settlers during the 15th and 16th century. There are numerous varieties of melons that differ in size, color and sweetness of the fruit. Melons are symbol of fertility and vitality, but also of luxury because they were expensive and scarce in the past.

TYPES OF PERSIAN MELON

 Garmak

Garmak (Melon) is similar to Kharbozeh, Garmak is similar to melon in terms of food and medicine, except that it arrives before melon and is softer and easier to digest.. It is watery and summery fruit.

Garmak is one of the most popular summer fruits even in the other side of the world and is very popular because of its pleasant aroma and taste.  Garmak belongs to the cucumber and squash family.The hotspots used are fruits and eggs.  Of course, its skin is also used to treat fractures.

The color inside the Garmak is a little yellow.

The texture inside the Garmak (Melon) is a little softer than Talebi (other type of melon), which is why it has a shorter shelf life than other fruits in the same category. It is a source of vitamins A and C.

Talebi

A juicy and sweet fruit, it is roots are in France and Algeria.

It has a skin with vertical lines along it, unlike Garmak, interior is green and has a high sugar. Arab countries can also be mentioned as clients of this product, such as Iraq, Oman and…

Kharbozeh

It is larger than Garmak and Talebi. It is sweet and juicy and belongs to the squash family. Melon  This fruit has a sweet and juicy taste.  Its color is pale green and its skin is very smooth.  It is round and sometimes oval in shape, weighing 1.5 to 4 kg. It contains vitamins A and C. The cultivated cities of this crop are: Torbat-e-Jam, and Taybad, Damghan, Eyvanki.

In general, the customer of the above products can be named: Russia, Iraq and the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf.

10 Surprising Benefits of Melon

  1. Rich in Nutrients
  2. May Help Reduce Blood Pressure
  3. Contains Nutrients Vital to Bone Health
  4. May Improve Blood Sugar Control
  5. Rich in Electrolytes and Water
  6. May Support Healthy Skin
  7. Boost Your Immune System
  8. May Promote Proper Digestion
  9. May Support Vision and Eye Health
  10. Easy to Add to Your Diet
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