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Momordica balsamina

Common Name(s):
Balsam apple, Bitter melon
Category:
Vines
Comment:

Prefers a light moist soil; sow seeds directly outdoors or start seedling indoors; edible but bitter fruit

Height:
10-20 ft.
Flower:
Small, yellow flowers; yellowish green warty fruits turn yellow-orange and split to reveal red seeds
Texture:
Medium
Exposure:
Sun
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Climbing Method:
Tendrils

NCCES plant id: 2307

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