Bitter Melon- White
- 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:
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil.|
|Hardiness:||Frost Tender Perennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||75 days|
(Product number: G6-14)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds
|Botanical name:||Momordica charantia|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||10 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||8|
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