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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)


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    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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