Coccinia Organic Seeds
This is a perennial plant of the pumpkin family, which is why it is also called ivy pumpkin, but the fruits are more like cucumbers, grows very quickly, begins to bloom and bear fruit in the second year.
Coccinia grandisIt is a blooming, evergreen ivy with beautiful and delicious fruits. Coccinia is a perennial plant of the pumpkin family, which is why it is also called an ivy pumpkin, but the fruits are more like cucumbers, it lives up to 50 years old.
It grows very quickly, begins to bloom and bear fruit in the second year. Liana grows from 3.5 to 5 meters per season.
At home, it can be shaped like a bonsai. In the open field, it is advisable to grow as a tub culture. For the winter, it must be brought to a warm place. In winter, watering is moderate. From spring to autumn, watering is plentiful (every two weeks before fruiting, fertilizer must be applied for flowering plants).
Almost all parts of the plant are eaten. Ripe fruits are eaten fresh. Green fruits can also be eaten raw, added to salads, stewed.
Young shoots and leaves use ka greens for salads and add to soups, stews.
It looks very impressive during flowering and fruiting. White flowers stand out brightly against the background of dark carved foliage. And then green fruits appear, which, when ripe, become bright red.
The fruit is sweet and tastes like banana + melon + strawberry. Ripe fruits make a delicious jam.