Heirloom Gourd, Luffa & Asian Melon Seeds

Angled Luffa

Angled Luffa

Angled Luffa is a vigorous vine that produces long, ribbed, green-skinned fruits. Young fruits are edible and are a good substitute for zucchini when cooked. Older fruits can be collected and dried, once the skin flakes off the fibrous material that is left can be used as a sponge. Resistant to fungal diseases. 8 seeds per packet.

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Bitter Melon

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

Bitter melon is a bitter, crunchy Asian vegetable which is most commonly eaten young sliced in soups and stir-fries. Each packet contains 7 large seeds.

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Chilacayote Squash

Chilacayote Squash

Large pumpkin-like vine that produces white-speckled, green fruits that are best eaten young like squash. Young, leafy green shoots can also be eaten. Fruits can be left to mature at which point the seeds can be harvested and eaten like pepitas. 5 large seeds per packet.

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New Guinea Bean

New Guinea Bean

New Guinea Bean is actually a type of elongated squash with a flavour reminiscent of green beans. Fruits can grow up to a metre long but are of best eating when picked young. Grows well in humid areas. Each packet contains 7 seeds.

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Smooth Luffa

Smooth Luffa

Smooth Luffa is a vine that produces copious amounts of smooth fruits up to 50cm in length. Young fruits up to 15cm long can be eaten like Zucchini. Older fruits can be left to dry out and the fibrous innards can be used as a scrubbing sponge. Young shoots and flowers can also be eaten raw or as a cooked vegetable. 12 seeds per packet.

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Winter Melon

Winter Melon

Winter Melon is an Asian vegetable melon with white flesh and green skin with a white waxy coating. The flesh can be sliced and eaten raw or cooked in curries. Fruits can grow massive, but are best picked when young when they're at their sweetest. Long keeping. Large, vigorous vines. Young shoots and leaves also edible. 50 seeds per packet.

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