Wild Cucumber is a perennial herb which reach 2 m long and produce thick roots. It needs warmth to grow. The fruits have 10 cm-long handle, a length of about 8 cm and a diameter of 5 cm; the surface shows . They are dark green and will get light green at maturity and present some pustules. The fruits are very good keeper but are bitter and not edible, in Africa they are eaten by cattle. This species is originated in different countries of Africa, particularly Ethiopia and Tanzania.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to sow - Spring
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