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Achocha Vine , Ladies slippers (Caigua)
Product ID Sd1246
Achocha Vine , Ladies slippers (Caigua)
Cyclanthera pedata species (achuqcha) , Food crop grown by the Incas & of the Curcubit family, requires similar conditions to grow. An extremely vigorous climber, 3 to 4 mtrs before frosts. Fruits are an odd shape, like Turkish shoes or Ladies slippers. Taste is like a cucumber when eaten raw & if stir fried, like a sweet green pepper. Also claimed to help lower cholesterol levels. Flowers July/Aug (Pollinated by hover flies). Best eaten raw or stir-fried when shoe is under 2 cm long, so soft & tender, or leave to full size, then remove seed & stuff (maybe with cream cheese?). Annual , Seed Count Approx - 5 avg,.......... Seeds sent outside the United Kingdom may incur Higher Shipping / Handling Charges
Price: £2.00
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