Cucamelon Mouse Melon Flower | x 20 seeds (Not to WA)
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Common Name: Cucamelon, also known as 'Mouse Melon' and 'Mexican Sour Gherkin'
Scientific Name: Melothria scabra
Life Cycle: Perennial
Remarks: Small cucumber like fruits that look like tiny watermelons!
Taste similar to a cucumber but sour.
Climber vine needs support. Can grow in pots. Once died back in Autumn you can dig the tuber up and store and replant in Spring.
Plant Height: 300cm
When: Spring + Summer
Sowing Depth + Method: 5mm deep, sow direct or raise seedlings
Spacing: 60cm apart
Position: Full Sun
Days until germination: 10-14 days @ 22-28°C
Number of Seeds: 20
Note: Unfortunately we cannot ship to WA
When to Sow in your climate
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate