Little red-orange pumpkin-shaped fruits ripen in October. Some prickles, but the spines aren't especially exciting.
||pumpkin on a stick eggplant
||tender perennial (Z9-11)
||ordinary garden soil
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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|Jeff Price||Dec 24, 2012||Thought you would like to know that there is a chapter about this plant in "Lost Crops of Africa, volume II - Vegetables". This is a publication by the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Center. We are interested in unusual tropical crops.
Thanks for the reference, Jeff.
- Seed from '10 trade. Baggy 70F (86%G, 8-14d)
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