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Cyclanthera (Wild Bitter Cucumber)

Wild Cucumbers from Mexico to Columbia. Plenty of fruits even if grown as annual wines in any rich, always slightly moist soil in a sunny spot.
Sow in early spring under protected glass at a minimum of some 15°C, plant outside in any rich soil after last cold nights occurred in late spring. Water and fertilize regularly in summer. Some species of this genus are used in medicine in fighting high blood pressure.
7 seeds per package.
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Cyclanthera pedata var. edulis (Pepino Relleno) Exclusive

Cyclanthera pedata var. edulis (Pepino Relleno) Exclusive

5 (10)m, Pepino Cucumber or Pepino Relleno is an annual, fast growing vine native to Mexico in semi-arid areas. It makes yellowish green, strongly dissected leaves and rather small, inconspicuous flowers, followed by (in this variety) large "cucumbers" up to 20 cm (!) in length, and which are filled with air. These are used in the cookery Central and South America. The fruits are stuffed with ground meat and rice. Seeds from a plantation in the village of Subia (Departamento de Cundinamarca, Colombia). A delicious vegetable easily grown in any rich soil in a sunny spot.
Seeds are not available for a delivery to the U.S.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2151 € 4,99
Cyclanthera pedata var. pedata (Inka Gourd)

Cyclanthera pedata var. pedata (Inka Gourd)

2 (4)m, Inka Gourd is an annual, fast growing annual wild species from the Andean region in South America. It makes yellowish green, strongly dissected leaves and very small, inconspicuous flowers, followed by up to 7cm long bitter, astringent, air-filled fruits in this variety. These can be used as vegetables in cooking. Easily grown in any rich soil in a sunny spot.
Seeds are not available for a delivery to the U.S.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package8580 € 1,99