Aug 162017

Kiwano – jelly melon

R 20.00

Cucurmis metuliferu

Average number of seeds per packet: 30

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Description

Heirloom African cucumbers, also known as Kiwano melon, Jelly Melon or Kalahari Cucumber.

An easy growing, hardy cucumber, resistant to fruit fly.  Vines can scramble successfully as a ground cover, or climb up a trellis.

Prolific bearer of large, oblong, spiny cucumbers, filled with bright green jelly and seeds, with a fruity flavour.

Fruits blush with orange when fully ripe.

Good storer through the winter.

Warm season annual, sow in spring/early summer.

45 seeds