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behlgarden

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Pointed Gourd OR Parval
« on: March 15, 2018, 05:18:11 PM »
is anyone growing this vegetable? Would love to get a root or cutting.

there was someone on another board growing these in texas. never got a reply. This is my favorite vegetable.




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Re: Pointed Gourd OR Parval
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2018, 05:34:35 PM »
Looks like you have Coccinea grandis or indica. They reproduce better from a stalk than from seed.

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Re: Pointed Gourd OR Parval
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 03:48:26 PM »
Actually, Trichosanthes dioica, pointed gourd, is different than, Coccinia grandis, tindora. Tindora is certainly common enough in Texas, California, and Florida.  But I have never seen the pointed gourd in the US. Like tindora it is propagated from cuttings. I would certainly like to find it though.

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Re: Pointed Gourd OR Parval
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 06:42:49 PM »
by cuttings do you mean root cuttings or vine cuttings?

 

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