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SKU Code: ES 154
Characteristics: Fruiting Vine
Seed per packet: 25
Seed per gram: Approx. 60
A fast-growing vine that produces very large fruits up to 20 kg. The fruits are green with a waxy coating. The flesh is white with a sweet flavour and can be used in soups, steamed or stir-fried. All parts of the plant are edible and used medically for thousands of years in Asia. Because of the waxy coating, it will store for a very long time.
Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with generous amount of water in full sun.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer
Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in direct in growing position. Thin to to the stwo strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks
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