Gourd, Bitter Melon White -  Organic Heirloom vegetable seed Australia LifeForce Seeds

Gourd, Bitter Melon White

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Gourd, Bitter Melon White (Momordica charantia)

Also known as Momordica charantia or balsam pear. It is cultivated around the world for edible fruit and medicinal purposes.  The immature fruit is soaked in saltwater to remove a bitter flavour, and then cooked as a vegetable. They can also be used in curries and pickles. Strong climber.

Plant type:  Tender annual

Sow when:  Spring – min. soil temp 21˚c

Sow where:  Punnets or direct

Spacing:  150cm

Position:  Full sun

Harvest:   110-120 days

 

Seeds per package: 10