Bitter Melon- Long

Momordica charantia


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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Bitter Melon- Long

Momordica charantia


  • Asian vegetable
  • Also known as "Balsam Pear" or "Bitter Squash"


Popular Asian vegetable which grows on a climbing vine up to 5m tall. Long green fruit to 30cm long with a waxy warty appearance. Melons are best eaten when young and green; when cooked they have a similar texture to cucumber but with a bitter flavour. Popular in curries or stir-fries. 

Also known as "Balsam Pear" or "Bitter Squash".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 15mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 10-15 days @ 25-28°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost Tender Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 75 days
*Notes: Sow after risk of frost has passed.

(Product number: A6-01)
Seeds per gram: 4 seeds


SKU A6-01
Shipping Weight 0.0019kg
Botanical name: Momordica charantia
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 4

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