Bitter Melon- White

Momordica charantia

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Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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Bitter Melon- White

Momordica charantia

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

Popular Asian vegetable which grows on a climbing vine up to 5m tall. Fruit are white with a waxy warty appearance and are usually eaten when young. The melons are usually eaten cooked and are similar in texture to a 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: G6-14)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds

SKU G6-14
Shipping Weight 0.0019kg
Botanical name: Momordica charantia
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8

Bitter Melon- White

27 March 2020
Grows well and very quick. Covered my fence in no time. High fruit yield. Slightly bitter than your green variety but still excellent for a quick stir fry. Highly sorted after variety in Asia. Lucky to find it here. Recommended if you like bitter gourd.

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