Mouse melon, Cucamelon, Mexican Sour Gherkin – many names, one cute fruit! This Mexico-native is a trendy multi-purpose plant; market the fruit at Farmers Markets or to the restaurant trade or incorporate the vines in floral arrangements for a unique decorative touch. Large vining plants produce an abundance of small oblong, green-striped fruit that can be used in pickles, stir-fries, salads, cocktails, and as a delicious snack. Trellis plants for best performance and easier harvest.
Color: Green stripe
Approximately 165,545 seeds per pound
Weeks to finish: 3 - 4 weeks
Soil temperature: 70 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Germination days: 6 - 10 days
Grow on temperature day: 65 - 70 degrees fahrenheit