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Zone 47240 | Anonymous added on July 3, 2019 | Answered

What is this variety and is edible? I believe it’s a gourd. The vine grows 70ft long and comes back every year. Fruit starts out speckled green and eventually turns orange. Vine strong enough to grow up into shrubbery and burning bushes

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Answered on July 4, 2019

These are Pear Bicolor gourds.

Yes, though they may not always be tasty.
The fruit can be cooked, seeds can be roasted.

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