Lagenaria siceraria

This New Guinea Bean like full sun with lots of room to grow. It is a prolific and will feed your family for 5-6 months. An interesting vegetable, they are not from New Guinea but actually from Africa – and, they’re not even a bean! They are actually a climbing edible gourd or squash – a member of the cucurbit family. Its common name comes from a taste similar to green beans.