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Echinocystis lobata

Prickly cucumber

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Features

  • Height6m to 8m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourGreen-white

Description

Echinocystis lobata (Prickly cucumber). This species is a fast growing climber, the leaves are palmately-lobed with axillary panicles of green-white blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Eastern N. America

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Needs

  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

Cultivation

Watch out this species is prickly.

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