Cassabanana Melocoton


Cassabanana Melocoton


This interesting tropical fruit resembles a cross between a squash and a melon.  Sweet flavor. In Guatemala it is traditionally prepared as a Christmas punch. Keeps very well. Cassabana is frost sensitive and requires nine months to mature.

Epic Origin:  Virgilio Chun, Chuategua, Guatemala


Planting Instructions:  Sow indoors in early spring and transplant to the garden after 45 days. Cassabanana requires a very long season to ripen. Will produce fruit on a very large vine. Usually planted next to a tree.

Sow:  March

Germinate: 5-10 days

Water: Moist

Harvest: 240 days

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