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Acanthosicyos (Gemsbok Cucumber)

Gemsbok Cucumber is a herbaceous perennial sprawling or climbing wild cucumber native of dry areas from South Africa. It makes fast growing annual vines from a perennial underground rootstock and ornamental oval fruits (non edible) for decoration purposes. Easily grown in any rich, very well drained soil in full sun with sufficient watering in summer. Keep dormant plants almost completely dry in winter at a minimum of some 10°C. Alternatively the fast growing plants can be grown as annuals as well.
Sow seeds flat in any rich, very well drained soil at some 20°C throughout the year.
7 seeds per package.
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Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Gemsbok Cucumber)

Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Gemsbok Cucumber)

2 (4)m, Gemsbok Cucumber is a herbaceous South African perennial with annual creeping vines from an underground rootstock and ornamental, yellowish brown fruits (non-edible) with large hunches. For any rich, well drained soil in full sun. In winter keep the dormant rootstock dry at a minimum of some 10°C. Alternatively grow as an annual. VI-VIII.
7 seeds per package.

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