Bitter Gourd is also known as Bitter Melon, Karella, and Balsam Pear. This small bitter melon is common in Thailand and India. It is an early producer and is notable for its disease resistance. The skin of these uniform 3-4″ fruits is dark green and covered with pointy warts. It does best in a warm climate with some humidity.
Warm season annual
Approx. 12-14 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
Maturity: Approx. 40-45 days
Planting season: Late spring to early summer
Packet includes approximately 10-15 seeds.