Approx. 20 Seeds
Up to 1’ tall
Also known as cucamelons, mousemelon or sandita, native to the Americas are grape-sized cucumber-like fruit that are crunchy and excellent fresh or pickled.
Companions: Asparagus, Beans, Lettuce
Germinates best at 29°C in moist soil.
Plant Spacing : 12-24" apart. Row Spacing: 5-6' apart.
Direct seed or transplant one week after all danger of frost has passed. Transplant: Sow seeds 3-4 weeks before planting date at ½” depth. Transplant when seedlings have 1-2 true leaves. Prefers well drained soil high in organic matter. Benefits from being trained onto a trellis.