Casabanana (Sicana odorifera) is a fast-growing, perennial vine. This plant can reach up to 50 feet by climbing trees. The fruit is melon-like, growing 12 to 24 inches long. The skin turns glossy when ripe and the inside is cantaloupe-like.
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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.