Cucamelon - Mouse Melon

Melothria scabra

Cucamelon - Mouse Melon

Melothria scabra

The Cucamelon  is a fantastic cultural heritage from 1866 and is actually a Mexican watermelon. With its enchanting small oval cucumbers with a sweet and sour taste, the cucamelon has become a great favorite in many homes. In addition to the wonderful green-speckled skin, it is also a fabulous climbing plant that looks very decorative in both greenhouses and on trellises.

The variety is perfect for summer salads, various types of pickling, and even for stir-fry dishes. A hot tip from us at Florea is to use cucamelon in tzatziki. The variety is perfect for that purpose with its sweet and sour taste.

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    Product information

    Sowing time
    Harvest/flowering time
    Sowing depth
    1 cm
    Row Spacing
    75 cm
    Plant Spacing
    30 cm
    Growth time
    5-15 days
    Light Conditions
    Full SunGreenhouse
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    The taste of home-grown cucumber is almost incomparable to the one you buy in the store - it's on a completely different level. Growing cucumbers is not difficult and often yields a rich harvest throughout the peak summer season..

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    A family tradition since 1940

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