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CUCUMBER SEEDS from MEXICO mini

CUCUMBER SEEDS from MEXICO mini
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CUCUMBER SEEDS from MEXICO mini
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CUCUMBER SEEDS from MEXICO mini
bag of 20 SEEDS

Different colors and shapes, they will make your garden a place of curiosity.
Their fragrance and flavor will make you discover the pleasure of the taste found.


The Confection Cucumber (Melothria scabra) also known as the Miniature Watermelon, Melon of the Mouse, Cucamelon or Mexican Cucumber is an original climbing plant of the family Curcubitaceae. She is from Central America and especially from Mexico.

This plant curiosity produces edible small fruits of 2 to 3 cm deep green color, striped pale green resembling miniature watermelons. The fruits are harvested before maturity between July and October to be consumed nature or be confit with vinegar.

How to grow the cucumber to confit (Melothria scabra) in his garden?

The cucumber to confit (Melothria scabra) is a plant very easy to cultivate. Sow the seeds in a bucket between March and May. Plant the seedlings in fresh, rich soil at a sunny exposure, when the frosts are no longer to be feared (after the ice saints). Between the sowing date and the planting date, it takes about 1 month.

When transplanting, keep a distance of 60 cm between the rows. In order to increase the exposure to the light of your plants and to optimize the space in your kitchen garden, you can train your cucumbers to confit on a trellis or a fence. Thanks to their small tendrils a plant can cover about 2 m². Each plant carries about 10-15 fruits. Harvest the fruits when they are between 2 and 4 cm.

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