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Mexican Gherkin Cucumber
Mexican Gherkin Cucumber
Sale price: $2.75


  • Melothria scabra. Open pollinated. 70 days. Heirloom.
  • Grape sized cucumbers resemble miniature watermelons.
  • First you taste sweet, then a hint of sour, enjoy picked right off the vine.
  • Fun for kids. Use for salads and snacks, fully process if pickling.
  • Wilt resistant.
Planting Directions:  Sow seed in spring after all danger of frost is past and the soil temperature is between 60˚ to 95˚. Plant seed 1/2” to 1” deep in hills of  4-6 seeds spaced 2-3’ apart. Prepare the soil in early spring incorporating rich compost or a general garden fertilizer as soil requires. Sow transplants indoors 4 weeks before setting out in the garden. Cucumber is a warm weather vegetable, maintain soil temperatures of  70˚ to 80˚. Regular, generous watering after the blossoms appear boosts yields and produces uniform, non-bitter fruits. Trellis Mexican Gherkin Cucumber for best production, vines tend to need support.