Colocynth (Citrullus colocynthis)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 10 -15 cm
Plant Spread: 100 cm
Leaves: Other
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: seeds are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: seed is poisonous


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