(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
The swollen rootstock serves as a water reservoir in times of drought.
It is found in Kenya. It prefers a well-drained soil, plenty of water in growth and some sun. The caudex will grow to 30 centimeters in diameter. The vines can reach seven meters. The flowers are yellow, and it can only be reproduced from seeds.
Cultivation and propagation: Momordica rostrata grow through the summer and die back in the fall.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz