African Wild Cucumber
Cucumis africanus
Uses: Medicinal/Poisonous! Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Moderate
(Wilde agurkie) Fascinating wild plant from southern Africa where its roots and fruits have long been used as an emetic, purgative and enema. Its somewhat bitter leaves are still traditionally eaten like spinach by many tribes people, and currently there are efforts to domesticate it as a food plant. The fruits are high in cucurbitacin B and have proved to be highly effective against soil nematodes. Easy to grow novelty plant. Vines get up to 2m/6ft long and will easily climb a trellis.
S2044-500 Seeds $5.25/pkt
S2044-500 Bulk Seeds $30.00/10g, $216.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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