Growing Choko/Chayote, also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton

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19 Apr 22 Marlene (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I have been given a couple of chokos and I'd like to grow a vine, maybe in my vegepod or else, in a large pot. I believe the fruit will shoot, when left for a while. I'm not even sure which end of the fruit the shoot will come from and do, I place the whole fruit into the well-nourished soil or just part of it. Thank you.
21 Apr 22 Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Plant Dec for your climate zone. Leave one in your pantry and it will start shooting, then plant out. The end from where it attached to the vine when growing.
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