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marklee

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Melon from southern mexico ID
« on: September 04, 2018, 10:54:53 AM »
Does anyone know what this melon is from Mexico? it is red inside. It is unlike the kiwano.


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Re: Melon from southern mexico ID
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2018, 11:13:46 AM »

Looks like a bitter melon, although most I've seen are more elongated. If so, it's from India, not Mexico. I know an Indian rancher who grows it commercially on a small scale.

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Re: Melon from southern mexico ID
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2018, 11:16:08 AM »
They have them here in Florida too. They seem to kind of invasive growing up into trees and can spread pretty quick. Apparently the red flesh is  edible but I can't quite remember their name.

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Re: Melon from southern mexico ID
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2018, 12:44:44 PM »
This is "Momordica charantia".

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Re: Melon from southern mexico ID
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2018, 12:53:51 PM »
This is "Momordica charantia".

it is bitter melon and orange color is because its ripe on the tree, I grow them,.

 

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