Cucumeropsis mannii Egusi-itoo 5 Rare seeds
A rare find! This melon is grown extensively in parts of Africa where the seeds are used for an oil they produce. Vines grow to about 12 feet with heart shaped leaves. Fruit is egg shaped growing to about 8 inches. The fruit itself is generally no eaten.
1. This melon has been used as a food crop dating back 4000 years
2. Native to West Africa
3. Thrives in harsh climates
4. Grown for the oil the seed produces