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    zoescrims is offline Germinator
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    Default Karela seeds.

    I was given some Karela seeds by my neighbour who got them from india.

    I don't know if these will grow, i dont have much luck with any veg! but feel free to try can send a few out to several peeps.

    Sae or cucumber/sweetcorn/melon/ ? seeds or other(just a few)

    Thank you


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    aes is offline Germinator
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    Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire


    hmm I really should check my spelling when 'googling' things - look what came up as a resut of - what I thought - was the correct spelling of the above seeds


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    Very bitter - Grows best in warm tropical and sub-tropical climate.

    I'll give it a miss thanks; I'm still struggling to grow radishes
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    Heh, I presume these are "Bitter melons"?

    The mother in law makes curries with these. She takes off the big bumps on the outside with a peeler, slits them open, scoops out the inside, and then stuffs them with spiced mince before adding them to a keema (using the same mince). Very nice

    Do they grow easily over here?

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