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MOQUA

The fuzzy melon (Benincasa hispida), also called fuzzy squash, hairy melon and moqua, is a winter melon that is 6 to 10 inches long with green skin and fine hairlike fuzz that disappears when the fruit matures. Their shape varies from cylindrical to dumbbell like. It's mild subtle flavor is described as somewhat like a cucumber or summer squash. They are originally from southern China and have been cultivated there since antiquity.

 

 

 

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