BITTER MELON - Short seeds

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Bitter Melon (Gourd) - SHORT- 5 Seeds (Small Fruit)

Also known as:  Bitter Gourd / Pinyin / Pare / Paakharkaai / Kaakarakaya / Karela / Balsam Pear 

This is a very popular vegetable growing on a vine which goes about 5-6m tall. A vigorous high yielding variety producing small fruits. It's cultivated around the world for its edible fruit, which is considered a staple in many types of Asian and Indian cuisine. It can be cooked as stuffed vegetables, stir fry, or juice them when abundant harvest. 

They are very easy to grow & easy to maintain. The plant can produce abundance of small-sized bitter melons for a few months as long as you give the plant sufficient fertiliser and water.

Best time to sow seeds after frost, seeds need min 20°C to germinate. Foa r better germination rate, soak the seeds in water for a few hours before planting and sow then 20mm deep in a sunny, well-drained position. They germinate between 10-14 days. Sow them 90 apart. Enjoy your harvest approx. 65-70 days from transplanting.


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