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Zambianus (Zambianus Cucumis) - Organic Cucumber Seeds

3.00 €
This horned cucumber plant is a annual vine, 1.5 to 3m long of African origin. The stem is angular, ridged and hairy; internodes are 5-8cm long. At each node, a 2.5 to 5cm long curling tendril forms, along with two to four pale yellow male flowers.

  • Packet Size 10/100/1000:

  • Manufacturer country: Ukraine
  • Product code: 11660-10
  • Available: a lot of
  • Germination: 90%
  • Unit: 10
  • Seeds per gram: ≈ 0.05
  • Crop year / Production date: 2023
  • Shelf life: 5 years

  • Organic Zambianus (Zambianus Cucumis)

    This horned cucumber plant is a annual vine, 1.5 to 3m long of African origin. The stem is angular, ridged and hairy; internodes are 5-8cm long.

    At each node, a 2.5 to 5cm long curling tendril forms, along with two to four pale yellow male flowers, a leaf petiole, and occasionally a fruiting branch. The small, deeply cut, five-lobed leaves are similar to those of the watermelon. The fruits have an oblong shape, are 5 to 10cm long, light-green until maturity and have distinctive, long, sharp spines on their exterior.

    In Zimbabwe, this cucumber is called 'gaka' or 'gakachika' and it is primarily used as a fruit-snack or salad. It is eaten young, mature green or when ripe - bright yellow/orange (i.e eaten at any stage of its development) and it grows naturally in the fields and also in the bush.