Cucumber - Mouse Melon - Sow Good Seeds

Cucumber - Mouse Melon

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Melothria scabra

First described in 1866, the Mouse Melon (also known as Cucamelon) is native to Mexico and Central America. Small, grape sized fruit resembles the taste of cucumber when young, if left mature it will add a hint of sourness.

25 heirloom seeds

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Description

Melothria scabra

First described in 1866, the Mouse Melon (also known as Cucamelon) is native to Mexico and Central America. Small, grape sized fruit resembles the taste of cucumber when young, if left mature it will add a hint of sourness.

25 heirloom seeds

Sowing Information

Plant Type: Annual
Sow When: Temperate: Spring, Summer
                    Subtropical: Spring, Summer
                    Tropical: Autumn, Winter
Sow Where: Direct
Sow Depth: 5-10mm
Germination: 14-21 days 
Position: Full Sun
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Row Spacing: 100cm
Plant Height: 25cm
Harvest: 60-75 days

Climate Zone

The image below will help you determine which climate zone you are in, and allow you to choose the best varieties for your area.

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Pat B.

None of the seeds germinated