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All about ACHOCHA

Why not have a go at growing this unusual member of the cucumber family? Organic gardener and exotic veg enthusiast Sally Cunningham has enjoyed growing this scrambling plant on her plot

As I sniffle through a miserable early autumn cold, I realise there are a lot of things to do on the allotment that have been neglected this week… including pulling down the last of the achocha. When I put a couple of spindly seedlings in a spare corner near the hedge in late May, I didn’t hold out much hope for them – it looked a cold, dry start to a poor season for exotic crops, and I confidently expected them to be killed by a late frost or munched by a passing mollusc.

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