Kiwano

Kiwano growing herbaceous vine of the genus Cucumis also known as Cucumis metuliferus, Kiwano annual and can grow in desert mediterranean, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate

Leaves color green leaves become hairy mature, the shape of the leaves is heart.

Flower color yellow with five lobs, female contain semi fruits that looks like a little fruit and male flower are smaller without

Fruit color yellow, the seeds cover with juicy jelly like (remind passion-fruit) the peal is yellow-orange with spines, the taste similar to

Kiwano for sale - Seeds or Plants to Buy

Kiwanos
Kiwano
Buy plants or seeds for sale: 
How to grow: 

Requirements for growing Kiwano:
Recommend to watering on the ground and not watering on the leaves or the fruits, need trellising depend on the species

What is the best way to start growing Kiwano:
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Kiwano?
No

Difficulties/Problems with growing Kiwano:
?

When is the best time to plant a Kiwano plant:
End of the winter in cold climate spring

Pests and diseases in Kiwano:
Powdery mildew, aphids, Cucumber Beetles

When is the best time to prune a Kiwano plant?
All season

How to prune a Kiwano:
Infected leaves needed to take out, also try to clean them

What is the size of a Kiwano plant?
1-4 m

Growth speed in Kiwano:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Kiwano Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Kiwano:
Full Sun / Half Shade

It is possible to grow Kiwano indoor?
No

Growing Kiwano is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Plant life-form: 
Planting Season: 
How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
 
Blooming: 

When does Kiwano bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Yellow with five lobs, female contain semi fruits that looks like a little fruit and male flower are smaller without

Pollination is done by:
Bees +

Blooming Season : 
Flower color: 
Fruit: 

When does Kiwano yield:
Summer / Autumn

Pests or diseases in Kiwano fruit:
Powdery mildew

What can be done with big quantities of Kiwano fruit?
Eat raw, salad

Work requirements on the Kiwano fruit:
Sometimes to space it from the ground

How long does it take for a Kiwano to bear fruit?
50-80 days