Quite a rare species, the fruit has bitterness so it is most often used for decoration. It is stored and sown like the most common cucumber.
Propagation: By seeds, cuttings
Pre-treatment: No, possibly disinfect the seeds
Sowing: From spring from April to June by direct sowing in the garden at a depth of about 2-5 cm. If grown in a greenhouse or room – all year round. You can keep the plant for 1 year. or as a perennial indoors during the winter.
Germination: Temperature above 18 °C, germinates in 7-20 days
Location: Requires light and moderate humidity.
Care: Regular watering
Resistance zone: 9a / -6.6 C (20 F)