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A new food that looks good, is easy to grow, easy to prepare, and most importantly, is tasty.
- What is cucamelon?
- How does it taste?
- Other than eating it fresh, how can prepare cucamelons as food?
- How can I grow it?
- Where do I get the seeds?
Dishes - What is cucamelon? Chops - Get seeds, grow, recipes
Doll’s house-sized ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man & oh-so-easy to grow even for real beginners. Let me show you how to get started… HOW TO GROW CUCAMELONS: Cucamelons can be grown in pretty much the exact same way […]
Melothria scabra is a vine grown for its edible fruit. Fruit are about the size of grapes and taste like cucumbers with a tinge of sourness. Vernacular names include mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, cucamelon, Mexican miniature watermelon and Mexican sour cucumber.
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Aka Mexican Sour Gherkin. Tiny, 1 x .5 in. light-green fruits with darker mottling look like watermelons for a doll house. The flesh is white, crisp, and slightly acidic. It is said that the missing crunch can make people go off diets. This tiny treasure can match the crunch of pretzels and chips - and may truly help dieters! A conversation piece in salads, pickles and in the garden, where the vine is attractive enough for hanging baskets. annual 80 days vine to 5 ft. Approx 35 seeds per pack
….Okay, that might not be entirely true… Especially if you’re a dude. But it’s a solid life lesson that it’s the small things in life that matter. The moments, the gestures, the little thoughts and construct our worlds and every day doings. I like living small. Not that I would likely complain too …
These itty bitty cucumbers are a little bit lemony tasting, and pair perfectly with end-of-season cherry tomatoes and grapes.
Also known as Sanditas or Mexican Sour Gerkins, these little babies are being grown around the US now, and I've seen them in well-stocked grocery stores and farmer's markets on both coasts. Check your local store now, or order seeds for next year here and grow your own!
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