The Christophine or Green Chayote, a liana plant native to Mexico and tropical areas, has fruits appreciated for their diversity of culinary uses.
It can be stored for several years in the garden, provided that it is protected from frost during the winter.
This variety is larger than the white one. The husk is edible.
Christophine likes light, permeable and rich soil.
During hot weather, keep the soil cool and cover with a good mulch.
This fruit/vegetable can be used in many recipes.