Siamese Bitter Melon

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This tiny variety from Thailand (formerly Siam) has a potent bitter flavor and is an excellent choice for those seeking the medicinal benefits of this unique superfruit. Bitter melon has been revered in Eastern traditional medicine as a panacea for digestion and blood sugar issues for centuries. Considered a cooling food in Eastern medicine, bitter melon is consumed in the hot weather to offset external temperature extremes. This semi-wild variety from Thailand is quite ornamental.

  • 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: 10
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