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PEPINO

PEPINO

Solanum muricatum
Member $7.95
Known as the 'Sweet Cucumber' in its native Central America ('Pepino Dulce' in Spanish), the Pepino is like a perennial rockmelon growing in all frost free areas. Extremely juicy and prolific.
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PLANTS: WPEPI
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS, WA

Growing Information

Heat Zone 4 - 10
Height To 150cm
Position in FULL SUN/PART SHADE
Harvest in Dec - Apr
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 10 - 11
Width To 3m
Seasonal watering as necessary
HERBACEOUS/SEMI-DECIDUOUS

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

PEPINO

Solanum muricatum
Member $7.95
Known as the 'Sweet Cucumber' in its native Central America ('Pepino Dulce' in Spanish), the Pepino is like a perennial rockmelon growing in all frost free areas. Extremely juicy and prolific.
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PLANTS: WPEPI
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS, WA
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