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This climber is of ancient African origin, its cucumbers are extraordinary in shape and unusual but pleasant in taste.
Origin – International Heirloom, Traditional South African
Type – African Horn
Variety – Kiwano
Plant group – Cucumbers, Melons, Pumpkins
Seasonal – August, September, October, November
Uses – Fruit, Preserve, Salad
Direct plant 2cm deep in groups of 3 seeds, spacing groups 90x90cm in full sun.Protect from strong winds.
Germination: 7 – 10 days at 20°-30° C.
Care: Water medium & Fertilization high.
Good Companions: Herbs, Beans, Maize, Salads.
Bad Companions: Tomatoes, Peppers, Potatoes