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.
Seeds per pack - 10 Seeds
Country of Origin - Proudly produced in South Africa by Sandveld Organics
Certified Organic by - KIWA BCS ÖKO-GARANTIE GmbH
About the producer - Seeds for Africa and Sandveld Organics have entered into an exclusive strategic partnership to offer a large range of South African grown certified organic seeds. Sandveld Organics are an organic farm in Lamberts Bay on the Cape West Coast. Founded in 1998 Sandveld Organics has achieved and maintained organic certification with KIWA BCS ÖKO-GARANTIE GmbH since 1998. Sandveld Organics are the ONLY South African company growing certified organic seed.
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