Choko - White

Sechium edule

White Choko or Chayote By jokoPix [CC0 1.0] (Photo Credits)

Choko - White
A vigorous vine with large white fruit cooked as a popular vegetable. Very versatile and often used as a pear and apple substitute or supplement in cooking. Very hardy.
Other Names: Chayote


Specifications of Choko - White

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Fruiting/Harvest Months , February, March, April, May, June

Choko - White Reviews & Tips

Star Rating

★★★★ 4y ago

RUNCORN, QLD, Australia

I didn't buy a choko plant. I bought a choko from my local coles, and sat it in the kitchen. A week later, I had fifteen cm of vine coming from the top.I have literally done bugger all to get this to grow. I had a large styrofoam container -the type yo...

★★★★ 10y ago

Capella, Qld, Australia

I did have to eat them as a child, but as a gardener always wanted to grow one successfully, after a lot of trying I have one in Capella,Central Highlands of Queensland. Having read about the tubers you can bandicoot in my Organic Gardening Aust. Jacqu...

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