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Melothrie
« on: June 16, 2009, 06:59:03 »
Is this trailing or a climber...says different things in google-land :) I assume it's a full sun job? I was wondering re planting in containers (size?) and trying to trail up sunny side of garage (can plant in soil as hardcore extends beyond garage.
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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2009, 07:40:12 »
we grew these a couple of years ago..they were a small climber, under cover and grew like mad, literally, couldn't keep up with them..if they get too big, pickle 'em  ;D

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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2009, 10:23:42 »
Do you think they would ripen outside?
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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2009, 15:29:47 »
don't think you would have a problem, it might actually slow them down a bit  ;D

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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2009, 15:42:08 »
I had some seeds in a swap a couple years ago, but forgot what they were and couldn't read my writing. So this is what they were
Another "Lost Food of the Incas" I expect, like those exploding cucumbers  ;D

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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2009, 15:58:20 »
exploding cucumbers  ;D

I thought about getting those and chickened out!

Manics....visions of going into garden with a machete!
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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2009, 15:59:19 »
Forgot to ask, would the Melothrie's self cling to rough render??????
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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2009, 16:16:11 »
we stuck some string across to hold them up until they started clinging themselves, don't know about rough render though  ??? :)

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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2009, 16:17:35 »
Will try them one in a big pot against front of house....render is old/rogh but can put in strings/eyelets....might improve look of the house  ::)
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Re: Melothrie
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2017, 13:51:52 »
I see I forgot to try this last season....may give this a stab....how do you prefer to grow yours?
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Re: Melothrie
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