Grow your very own Horned Melon / Kiwano plant with the Exotic Fruits Kiwano seeds.
The Kiwano fruit is also known as Horned Melon due to its strange, spike-covered skin. When cut open, the Kiwano reveals a striking bright emerald green flesh, filled with edible seeds.
The Horned Melon / Kiwano plant is part of the Cucurbitaceae family, much like cucumbers and melons. The tropical fruit plant originated in central and southern regions of Africa.
Kiwano has a refreshing fruity taste that may be compared to a combination of banana, cucumber, and lime. It's similar to passionfruit or pomegranate in its seedy, juicy texture.
Germination: 7-14 Days
Time to Fruit: 4 Months
PH Level: 6.0 - 6.5
Ideal Temp: 22-24°C
Soil Type: Well-drained loamy
Choose your desired delivery date at the checkout, available delivery dates will be displayed at checkout stage. All orders are dispatched via DHL on a 24hr Next Working Day service. If no date is selected your order will be dispatched at the next available date.
We offer Free Next Working Day Delivery on all orders over £75 including our selection boxes.
Our shipping rates are as follows:-
England - £6.95
Scotland - £9.95
Northern Ireland - £9.95
Customers are responsible for being present at the shipping address provided on the date selected at checkout. Exotic Fruits are not responsible for any missed or attempted deliveries that must be rearranged by the customer.
All orders are packed in cardboard boxes with a biodegradable packing pellets to protect the fruit during transit, unfortunately we do not offer a gift wrapping or send the fruit in a gift basket as this may cause toe bruise during transit..
Let's start by stating the obvious. Since our produce is perishable we cannot accept returns.
That said, we want every customer to be happy so we do offer vouchers, refunds and replacements at our sole discretion if your fruit has arrived inedible. If you would like to report an item which has become damaged or perished during transit, please:-
- Take a photo of the inedible product
- Put the product into your refrigerator
Send the photos to email@example.com, please include your order number in the subject
- All requests must contact us within 24 hours of order receipt
We are not responsible for products that spoil if there is not someone to receive your delivery on the date that you request it, full tracking is provided and can be requested anytime after dispatch.
You can cancel your order anytime before dispatch, please contact 020 3633 8893 or firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your order.