As an annual, the life time is about 5-8 months.
I often find self seedling plant on my raised bed, even more on the path way on my garden.
The ripen fruit will be cracked, and the seeds will be fallen down onto the ground.
When the weather, especially the humidity is suitable, the seed will be germinated about 7-10 days after self sown.
Look the self seedling on my raised bed...
Look so lush during the rainy season.
This one is growing on the path way.
The little plants from self sown, grow so well on the path way.
The new plants from self seedling under the old pare vine.
Grow so jostle, I guess they are from the same fruit that fallen down on to the grown several weeks before.
With the minimal handling, this plant can grow well, even on the bare land.
On the better land that have lot of organic material and good watering, this plant will grow so well and so productive.
This plant is adaptable on the part shady area, but on the full sun area we can find lot of fruits hanging on the vine.