Commercially grown for its unripe fruits as a vegetable. Mature fruits are used as natural cleaning sponges. Its fruit slightly resembles a jet black cucumber or zucchini with ridges. It ranges from central and eastern Asia to south eastern Asia. It is also grown as a houseplant in places with colder climates. The mature fruits are harvested when dry.
This robust dried fruit works well with apothecary scenes and adds mystery to stalls and market places.
Per bag of three (various sizes)