Mexican Gherkin Cucumber
Regular 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.