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Characteristics: Annual creeping vine
Seed per packet: 15
This attractive creamy white coloured Australian bred variety produces fruit about 18-20 cm long and about 6 cm thick. The non-bitter, tender skin is very thin.
The fruit matures in about 8 - 9 weeks. It has quite a tasty flavour with firm flesh that is sweet and juicy, with a pleasant tang.
The fruit have blocky ends and are fairly resistant to attacks of powdery mildew.
Adaptable to most good garden soils that is well-drained in a sunny position; provide adequate food and water.
Tropical: Spring & Autumn
Temperate: Spring & Summer.
Cool climate: Late Spring & Summer
Sow: 1cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3-4 seeds in a mound. Thin to the strongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 30cm
Row Space: 100 cm
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 6-8 weeks