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Chayote Sechium edule

Chayote has been planted 6 times by Growstuff members. Chayote is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)


Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

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How to grow chayotes

Grown for: fruit (9)

Plant from: seed (5), root/tuber (1)

Plant in: sun (4), semi-shade (2)

Scientific names

  • Sechium edule

Alternate names

  • christophene
  • christophine
  • cho-cho
  • mirliton
  • merleton
  • chuchu
  • pear squash
  • vegetable pear
  • chouchoute
  • choko
  • ishkus
  • chowchow

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