Organic Jelly Melon Cucumber

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Jelly Melon Cucumber

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - Also known as Kiwano or African Horned Cucumber, although botanically, this thorny oval fruit, filled with lots of seeds and greenish-gold gel, is not a true cucumber. Its fruits have a flavor reminiscent of pomegranate and citrus and are high in vitamin C. Jelly Melon originated in semi-arid Africa near the Kalahari Desert and is often used as a garnish or decorative fruit. 120 days. ±1,400 seeds/oz.

  • Organic & Open-Pollinated
  • Fresh eating & decorative
  • Thorny oval fruits
  • Green-gold gel-filled fruits
  • Flavor like citrus or pomegranate
  • 120 days
  • 25 Seeds per packet

  • This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but does not tolerate cold well.

    Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Provide support for vines to save space.

    Direct Seed: 1" Deep

    Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

    Thin: To 3-4 Plants

    Light: Full Sun

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    We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)

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