$5.00
FREE delivery: 22 - 27 April
Fastest delivery: 20 - 21 April
In stock.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from Happy Valley Seeds
Sold by Happy Valley Seeds
Ships from
Happy Valley Seeds

Bitter Gourd Colossal 5 Seeds Dark Green Indian Bitter Melon Summer Vegetable Garden F1 Hybrid Asian


Price: $5.00
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more

Enhance your purchase

  • This is a very popular vegetable growing on a vine which goes about 5m tall. It is vigorous, early maturing variety producing 550-600g waxy skinned oblong green fruit to 28-30cm long. The fruit flesh is crunchy and has similar texture like cucumber. The fruits are set mostly on lateral vines.
  • Bitter melon is a good source of nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, folate and vitamin A and has been shown to improve several markers of long-term blood sugar control, including levels of fructosamine and hemoglobin A1c.
  • People use bitter melon for diabetes, stomach and intestinal problems, to promote menstruation, and many other conditions .Bitter melon contains a chemical that acts like insulin to help reduce blood sugar levels.
  • Best time to sow seeds after frost, seeds need min 25°C to germinate. For better germination rate, soak the seeds in water for a few hours before planting and sow them in 20mm deep in a sunny, well-drained position.
  • PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA - Fast Shipping from SYDNEY - HIGH GERMINATION RATE - Stored in Airtight, Moisture proof resealable bag for safe long-term storage, Viable & Non-GMO Seeds - HOW TO GROW NOTE comes with each seed packet for your convenience – Makes GREAT GIFT for your loved ones too.

Get 90 days FREE of Amazon Music Unlimited
with the purchase of any eligible product. Shop now

Special offers and product promotions

  • Buy this item and get 90 days Free Amazon Music Unlimited. After purchase you will receive an email with further information. Offer valid for a limited time only. Terms and Conditions apply.” Learn more here.

Product details

  • Date First Available : 11 November 2019
  • Manufacturer : Happy Valley Seeds
  • ASIN : B084P8MHSZ

Buy it with

  • Bitter Gourd Colossal 5 Seeds Dark Green Indian Bitter Melon Summer Vegetable Garden F1 Hybrid Asian
  • +
  • Okra Clemson Spineless 15+ Seeds Heirloom Vegetable Garden Gumbo Ladys Finger
Total Price: $10.00
Buy the selected items together

Have a question?

Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews

There was a problem completing your request. Please try your search again later.
All Product Information Customer Q&A's Customer Reviews

Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product.

Please make sure that you've entered a valid question. You can edit your question or post anyway.

Please enter a question.

Product description

BITTER GOURD 'Colossal' 5 Seeds DARK GREEN INDIAN BITTER MELON SUMMER Vegetable

Bitter Melon / Bitter Gourd / Pinyin / Pare / Paakharkaai / Kaakarakaya / Karela/ Balsam Pear

COLOSSAL F1 - LONG DARK GREEN INDIAN - 5 Seeds

This is a very popular vegetable growing on a vine which goes about 5m tall. It is vigorous, early maturing variety producing 550-600g waxy skinned oblong green fruit to 28-30cm long. The fruit flesh is crunchy and has similar texture like cucumber. The fruits are set mostly on lateral vines. It’s cultivated around the world for its edible fruit, which is considered a staple in many types of Asian and Indian cuisine.

Bitter melon is a good source of nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, folate and vitamin A and has been shown to improve several markers of long-term blood sugar control, including levels of fructosamine and hemoglobin A1c. Bitter melon is low in calories but high in fiber. Scientific studies have found that bitter melon extract may also help decrease belly fat and body weight.

People use bitter melon for diabetes, stomach and intestinal problems, to promote menstruation, and many other conditions .Bitter melon contains a chemical that acts like insulin to help reduce blood sugar levels. Bitter melon can be used in stir fries, soups, as a tea, or in curries.

Best time to sow seeds after frost, seeds need min 25°C to germinate. For better germination rate, soak the seeds in water for a few hours before planting and sow them in 20mm deep in a sunny, well-drained position. They germinate between 10-14 days. Sow them 90 apart. Enjoy your harvest approx. 65-70 days from transplanting.

Propagation note will be supplied with the seed packet for your convenience.

Important information

Legal Disclaimer:

We are Sydney, Australia based seller. We do not send seeds to Western Australia and Tasmania in accordance with state bio-security legislation.


Customer Questions & Answers

Customer reviews

5 star (0%) 0%
4 star (0%) 0%
3 star (0%) 0%
2 star (0%) 0%
1 star (0%) 0%
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

No customer reviews