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GOURD Bitter Short

Momordica charantia

Stock: Available

$4.50

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Fruiting Vine

Seeds per packet: 5

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A tropical climber with heavily warted skin cucumber-like fruits. The fruits are crisp and tender when harvesting young and green, 10-15 cm long.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with generous amount of water in full sun.

Adaptable to most good garden soils but prefers a rich soil with generous amount of water in full sun.

TropicalAll Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer
Cool climate: Mid Spring to Early Summer

Sow: 2cm deep
Sow 3-4 seeds in raised mounds 1 metre apart in direct in growing position. Thin to to the stwo strongest plants in each mound.
Plant space: 1 metre
Row Space: 1 metre
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 14 weeks

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