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A picture of a Monyaku

Monyaku

Cucumis africanus

Full Sun
Moderate care
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature
0

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A photo of Monyaku
A photo of Monyaku

Overview

The fruits of this species, looking like small, prickly and striped cucumbers, were pickled and preserved in old Cape kitchens.

Uses

Edible

Medicinal