Cucamelon (Mouse Melon) pepquinos

$4.50

Grown on the farm, this mexican heirloom fruit is a staple in Indigenous culinary history.  We love either crunching them and adding to our favorite gin drink or pickling them for storage and later eating.

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Description

Cucamelon or Mouse Melon

  • 30 seeds
  • Organic
  • Open pollinated
  • Distance between plants – 6″
  • Full sun
  • Water every 1-2 days
  • Days to maturity – 60-70 days
  • Days to germination – 4-12 days
  • Height – 4-6′
  • Melothria scabra

Grown on the farm, this mexican heirloom fruit is a staple in Indigenous culinary history.  We love either crunching them and adding to our favorite gin drink or pickling them for storage and later eating.  We obtained the original seeds from Kim Craft, a wonderful and inspiring gardener from Frelighsburg, Quebec.

Sow: Indoor 3-4 weeks before last frost or direct seed 1 week after last frost 1’’ deep

Harvest:  When the fruit is green and a little softer than the unripe ones.

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Additional information

Weight 0.004 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm

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