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Sechium edule

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 30804

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Sechium edule is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial climber
Flower or inflorescence: pale YELLOW, in long racemes
Fruit: light GREEN, -30cm. long
Foliage: ovate, 5-18cm. long
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Sechium edule:
Chayota edulis, Sicyos edulis, 

Common names for Sechium edule:

Chayote,  Cho-Cho,  Chocho,  Chou-Chou,  Chow Chow,  Christofine,  Christophine,  Chuchu,  Cocombre,  Meliton,  Mirliton,  Pipinela,  Tallote,  Tayota,  Vegetable Pear,  Vegetable-Pear, 

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720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.

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