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Balsam Prickly Cucumber Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

Balsam Prickly Cucumber Wild Cucumber (Echinocystis lobata)

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You will get 13 seeds of Echinocystis lobata, BALSAM PRICKLY CUCUMBER WILD CUCUMBER for planting.

Echinocystis lobata, also known as wild cucumber, is a native North American vine that can climb over shrubs and fences or trail along the ground. It prefers a sunny position in well-drained rich soil with abundant moisture and can be used for cultivated beds or as a climbing plant in a garden. The plant has been used medicinally by Native Americans for thousands of years and has various uses, including as a poultice for headaches and a bitter tonic for stomach troubles.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.

Stratification: none required

Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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