Cucumis Metuliferus - African Horned Cucumber "Kiwano" - South African Vegetable - 10 SeedsRegular price R16.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 117): -Infinity%
The horned melon (Cucumis metuliferus), also called African horned cucumber or melon, jelly melon, hedged gourd, English tomato, melano, or kiwano and also known as "cherie", is an annual vine in the cucumber and melon family. The fruit of this plant is edible. When ripe, it has a yellow-orange skin and a lime green jelly-like flesh with the taste similar to a banana and texture similar to a cucumber. The horned melon is native to Africa. Hairy climber, yellow funnel-shaped flowers in Summer-Autumn, fruits marbled green ripening to bright orange with hard sharp spines. Sow Spring.
Cucumis Anguria - Indigenous South African Vine - 10 SeedsRegular price R16.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 117): -Infinity%
Cucumis anguria, commonly known as bur cucumber, bur gherkin, cackrey, gooseberry gourd, maroon cucumber, West Indian gherkin, and West Indian gourd, is a vine that is indigenous to Africa. It is similar and related to the common cucumber and its cultivars are known as gherkins. Cucumis anguria is a thinly stemmed, herbaceous vine scrambling up to 3 meters long. Fruits (45cm 34cm) are longly stalked, and ovoid to oblong. The surface of the fruits have long hairs covering a surface having warts and/or spines; the inner flesh is palid to green.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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