Growing Kiwano (Cucumis metuliferus)

The kiwano fruit was bought from a supermarket on 28.5.2016 and the seeds were deskinned and dried under the sun the following day.

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The fruit

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The fruit was cut to two pieces and the seeds were removed by squashing the fruit base

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The coats of the seeds were removed

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The seeds are sun dried for 24h

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The dried seeds

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6 of the seeds were sowed in two separate pots on 2.6.2016

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One of the seeds germinated on 7.6.2016

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The sprout on 8.6.2016

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The sprouts on 9.6.2016

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The sprouts on 11.6.2016

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The sprouts on 12.6.2016

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The sprouts on 14.6.2016

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The sprouts on 15.6.2016

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