Cucumber – Mouse Melon


(Melothria scabra).

(Mexican Sour Gherkin).

Grow as for cucumbers preferably on a support. Native of Mexico and Central America. This relative of the cucumber produces heavy crops of grape sized fruit similar to miniature watermelons. Use raw in salads, whole or sliced, or in salsa sauces. May be pickled or cooked in stir-fry. Fruit have a delightful slightly sour cucumber taste.


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approx. 30-35 s/g.

Sow 1cm deep October to December (cold), September to January (temp), August to March (trop), after all danger of frost has passed. Needs fertile soil. Keep plants well-watered. Avoid transplanting. Expect germination in 7- 10 days at 26 deg. C. soil temperature.


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1 Pkt. (10 seeds)

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