Sechium edule, also known as Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton

Temperate Planting Guide

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • P

S: Plant undercover in seed trays

T: Plant out (transplant) seedlings

P: Plant direct in garden where they are to grow

Planting Information

Sowing Hint: Plant whole mature fruit when one produces a shoot at one end.
Harvest Hint: Best when fruit is light green and not more than 6cm long
Space Plants: 100 cm-120cm
Companion Plants: Cucumbers

Planting information supplied by Gardenate - reminders to keep your garden growing


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Posted by Mike210Report
Hi there, my choko's now have a shoot from one end , should I plant them now in August?