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African Horned Cucumber

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CUCUMIS METULIFERUS

PACKET CONTAINS 40 SEEDS

An annual vine in the cucumber and melon family. An orange spiky cucumber with a subtle banana and passionfruit flavour. African horned cucumber is a traditional food plant indigenous to Southern and Central Africa that can be eaten young, mature green or when yellow ripe. can be eaten fresh, made into juice, or used in fruit salad.

Method

Sow direct or raise seedling

Sowing Depth

5mm

When to sow in Australia

 Tropical/Sub- tropical: Spring, Summer and Autumn

Temperate: Spring and Summer 

Cold: Spring and summer

Germination  14-21 days at 20-35°C
Plant Spacing 50cm
Height 200cm
Position Full sun to part shade