8 Seeds w/Instructions
Bitter Gourd is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit. The fruit of the bitter melons and the tender leafy shoots are harvested while young and then stuffed, pickled or sliced into a variety of menu items.
Bitter gourd is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. It contains iron, magnesium, potassium and vitamins like A and C. It contains twice the calcium of spinach and beta-carotene of broccoli. Various anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds are present in bitter gourd.
Other Names: Bitter apple, bitter squash, balsam-pear, karela, khóo-kue, nigauri, mara, asian gourd, asian squash, asian vegetable