Bitter Melon, Abashi

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120 Days. An Okinawan heirloom variety with deep green skin color and a very mild bitter taste. Fruit is 3-4 inches in diameter and 8-10 inches long. This variety can tolerate high temperatures and does well up to 100 F. Harvest around 100 days after sowing. A famous medicinal food of the Okinawan longevity diet, this vegetable is high in vitamin C and other important nutrients.

  • 120 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-21 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1"
  • Ideal Temperature: 75-90 Degrees F
  • Plant Spacing: 24"
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Momordica charantia

Growing Tips: Revels in heat and humidity. Grow up a trellis or fence. Soaking seeds overnight and nicking or splitting the tough outer seed coat may improve germination.


Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 8
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