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Solanum muricatum “pepino” (100 seeds)


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Solanum muricatum “pepino”. Pepino or pepino dulce (sweet cucumber) is an evergreen Shrub growing to 1 m grown for its sweet edible fruit similar to honeydew or rockmelon and with a juicy melon-like texture. With a sprawling habit, it is an excellent ground cover plant possible to grow on a fence or trellis. Sowing : Seed should be sown in spring or during summer, in a well-drained seedling mix, and need only be covered lightly with the sowing mix, clean coarse sand or milled bark. The trays should be kept moist in a warm but shaded position. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: February 2021