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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c. A problematic crop outdoors in Britain, it can be grown successfully as an annual in a greenhouse but requires a long hot summer if it is to do well outdoors. Plants tend to be annuals or short-lived perennials. A climbing plant, attaching itself to supports by means of tendrils.Dioecious, male and female plants must be grown if seed is required. Some plants might be monoecious.
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- Leaves (Unknown use)
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