This bushy, evergreen plant is related to tomatoes and eggplants.
It produces thin-skinned, creamy yellow fruits that are beautifully streaked with purple. The juicy, golden-yellow flesh tastes like a combination of cantaloupe and honeydew melon.
Pepino melon is a heat loving plant that needs to be grown in a greenhouse here in northern Europe.
Native to South America.
Seeds per pkt. (approx.): 8 seeds.