Wax Gourd

Wax Gourd

$216 of $50,000 raised

Young fruit of Wax Gourd (Benincasa hispida)  has sweet, tender white flesh with vitamins B2 and C. When the fruit matures, it develops a waxy coating that allows it to be stored for many months.  Fruits can grow as large as 80 cm in length.

Adopt seed of this traditional vegetable today — this versatile gourd should have a place in every kitchen!

  • Number of accessions (samples) in the WorldVeg collection: 284

  • Percent regenerated to date: 15%

  • Donate now and help regenerate the remaining 85% of the WorldVeg WAX GOURD collection!

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