Cucumber

Melothria scabra 'Mexican Sour Gherkin'

 

 

  • Unique tiny watermelon shaped fruit
  • Great for salads and salsas

Details

Cucumber 'Mexican Sour Gherkin' has abundant yields of small, cucumber-like fruit that are shaped like little watermelons. They taste like cucumber with tangy citrus overtones. Harvest before they get bigger than 1" long so they don't get seedy. Use fresh in salads or salsas and can be pickled like cucumbers. Days to maturity are 70 days.

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Type:

Vegetable

New for 2020

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun

Foliage Color:

Green

Hardiness Zone:

Not hardy

Height:

6-8 inches

Spread:

36-42 inches

Benefits:

Vigorous Growth

 
 
 
 

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