Jelly Melon, Kiwano, African horned melon
A vine that originates from Africa. If it is grown in the garden, it is 1 year old and can be a perennial that is kept as a houseplant. Fruit can be consumed peeled. Either as a dish or as an addition to fruit desserts. It tastes like a mix of cucumber, banana and lemon.
Reproduction: By seed
Sowing: In the spring or during the summer, directly in the garden at a depth of about 2-5 cm or in the pot before the last frost.
Germination: Temperature above 18 C, germinates in 5-20 days
Location: Requires light and moderate humidity.
Care: The plant has a shallow root over time, regular watering is necessary.
Hardiness zone: –