Growing Instructions for Eggfruit
Season: Warm-season crop, after the last frost.
Soil: Well-draining, fertile soil.
Planting: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant when soil is warm.
Spacing: 18-24 inches apart.
Watering: Keep soil consistently moist, especially during fruit development.
Sunlight: Full sun, at least 6-8 hours a day.
Fertilization: Balanced fertilizer at planting and during the growing season.
Support: Stake plants to support fruit-laden branches.
Harvest: About 70-80 days after transplanting, when fruits are firm and glossy.
Nutrition (per 100g):
- Calories: Approx. 89 kcal.
- Carbohydrates: Mainly fiber and sugars.
- Vitamins: Rich in vitamin A and vitamin K.
- Minerals: Contains potassium and manganese.