Very large fruit (up to two feet long), with orange, yellow, purple, or black colored skin, looking a lot like a cucumber. Flesh is orange yellow and cantaloupe like.
Seeds are now available at our seed store.
Very fast growing, climbing vine to 50ft.
Not frost hardy.
Needs warm to hot temperatures for fruit to ripen. Grow like a melon, provide ample water and full sun. It can be grown as an annual in most climates during warm months.
Eaten raw and made into preserves.
Native to Brazil. Cultivated in parts of Central and South America.
South African Spiny Cucumber