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Long Winter Melon Seeds (Benincasa Hispida)

RM 3.00
  • This subtropic and tropic plant is very vigorous and needs 120-150 days to growing, setting and harvesting fruits, suitable for planting from spring through fall. Oblong shaped fruits, 30" - 60" long and 8" - 15" across, can be stored for a long time, good for a long distance shipping and marketing.


    Fruits of this plant are widely used for cooking in India, Pakistan and China. Many delectable dishes like peta, (a sweet dish), soups and curries are prepared by this fruit.


    According to texts of ayurveda this fruit is very light to digest and sweet to taste. It cools the body and acts as a brain tonic.


    Height : 48" - 72"

    Spacing : 48" - 72"

    Sun Light : > 6 hours - Full

    Water : Average

    Harvest : 100 - 120 days

    Sowing : Sow seeds 1/2" -1" deep

    Germination : 7- 10 Days

    Size : 8" -  12"

    Color : Dark Green

    Quantity : >< 10Seeds/pack

    Origin : Local

    Hybrid

    Sow by : 12/2021