Bitter Melon- Thai

Momordica charantia


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.50
In Stock


Calculate Shipping

Bitter Melon- Thai

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".


How to sow and grow:

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

(Product number: G5-18)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds


SKU G5-18
Shipping Weight 0.0019kg
Botanical name: Momordica charantia
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8

Be The First To Review This Product!

Help other The Seed Collection Pty Ltd users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.

Write a product review


Others Also Bought


Eggplant- Tsakoniki

Eggplant- Tsakoniki

$1.00

Radish- Watermelon

Radish- Watermelon

$1.20

Silverbeet- Golden Sunrise

Silverbeet- Golden Sunrise

$1.00

Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

Salsify- Mammoth Sandwich

$1.10

Spinach- Perpetual Gator

Spinach- Perpetual Gator

$1.00

Artichoke- Purple Headed

Artichoke- Purple Headed

$1.40


More From This Category


Leaf Celery- Amsterdam

Leaf Celery- Amsterdam

$1.00

Tatsoi

Tatsoi

From $1.00

See Options
Hon Tsai Tai

Hon Tsai Tai

$1.00

Radish- Daikon

Radish- Daikon

$1.40

Radish- Minowase

Radish- Minowase

$1.40