Bitter Melon- Thai

Momordica charantia Packet

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.75
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  • Asian vegetable
  • Climbing vine
  • Also known as "Balsam Pear" or "Bitter Squash"

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Description

'Bitter Melon- Thai' seeds

Momordica charantia

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

Popular climbing Asian vegetable which grows on a vine up to 5m tall. The vine leaves and shoots can be eaten when young as salad greens. Fruit are oblong with a waxy warty appearance and are usually eaten when young and green, but will ripen to yellow if left on the vine. The melons are usually eaten cooked and are similar in texture to a cucumber but with a bitter capsicum flavour. Popular in curries or stir-fries. 

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

Seeds per gram: 8
Product code: G5-18

Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 15mm
Season 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 Until Maturity 75 days

*Notes: Sow after risk of frost has passed.

Shipping

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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

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Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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