Cucumis metuliferus

Kiwano, Horned Melon

Horned Melon The kiwano has the fresh, sweet taste of lemon and banana. It is used in fruit salads and deserts. Sow indoors in pots from April-June at 22-25º C. After approximately four weeks plant out in a hobby greenhouse. Plants will need stringing. It is preferable to pollinate the female flowers by hand.

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Kiwano, Horned Melon

Cucumis metuliferus

Horned Melon The kiwano has the fresh, sweet taste of lemon and banana. It is used in fruit salads and deserts. Sow indoors in pots from April-June at 22-25º C. After approximately four weeks plant out in a hobby greenhouse. Plants will need stringing. It is preferable to pollinate the female flowers by hand.

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botanical information about Cucumis metuliferus

  • Botanical name: Cucumis metuliferus
  • Genus: Cucumis
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • Other names: Kiwano - Hoornkomkommer - Kiwano - Horned Melon - Kiwano - Melon cornu - Kiwano - Horngurke