The Edible Garden Nursery, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2QL
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The Edible Garden Nursery, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2QL
07905 518666 or 01647 400301 ediblegardennursery@gmail.com
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Solanum Muricatum (Melon Pear)

£7.50

Out of stock

Category: Product ID: 3850

Product Description

Perennial.  Half hardy.  Height approximately 36″.

Requires sunny position with moist but well drained soil.

Green leaves and white flowers striped with lilac.  Produces round yellow fruits with purple stripes.

Fruit are eaten raw and are sweet juicy and aromatic somewhat like a honeydew melon.   Should be peeled before eating as skin has a disagreeable flavour.

Pick fruit before fully ripe and will store for several weeks at room temperature.

2 litre pot

 

 

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