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Growing Choko/Chayote, also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton

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26 Aug 17 Cathie (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
My choko vine is healthy and gets flowers no fruit forms we have native bees live between Yeppoon and Rockhampton given potash, composted manure is it lacking something and what Ph they like
28 Aug 17 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
The notes here say plant Oct-Nov. Maybe yours is a bit out of season. We have had a very mild Winter. Don't go too hard with the potash - maybe only put potash on when it has flowered and fruit has set. Google about growing it - it needs warm weather to grow.
28 Aug 17 Darren (Australia - temperate climate)
Despite your vine having flowers, how old is it? On this site, it states that chokoes need a long growing season of 4 to 6 months.
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