chayote seeds Sechium edule christophene pear mirliton christophine

Chayote loves humid and moist condition to grow.  However, they do grow well in the summer everywhere or in a greenhouse.  You do need to build a support or large overhead trellis for it to grow.  Its fruits, young leaves, even roots are edible and medicinal values.

  Many flying insects attract to the flowers.  Bees are always around.

They are delicious Vegetables which can be eaten fresh, stired fried or added in soup.