2g (approx. 10 seeds). Annual decorative climbing plant. Forms 1.5-2m (60-90 in.) long, light green, bottle shaped fruits, weight 3-7 kg (7-15 lbs.). Fruits have the ability to regenerate if cut off a part of it. Young fruits up to 50 cm (20 in.) are edible. Use them like a squash, fried, stewed, stuffed or pickled.
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