(aka Khira Balam) Originally from India. Introduced into the 1997 SSE Yearbook by Indiana member Robert F. Bruns who got his seed from the USDA. Nearly round 3" fruits with brown russetted skin are borne heavily on robust semi-bush plants. Delicious lemon flavor. Stays crisp in storage. 70 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the
last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in
all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks
before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Benefits
from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines
to save space.
Seed Savers Exchange is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
Images on this site are protected by copyright, unauthorized use is not permitted.