Cucumber Sour Gherkin
Cucumber Sour Gherkin

Cucumber Sour Gherkin

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Full Sun
 65 Days
Approx. 20 Seeds
Up to 1’ tall
99% Germination Rate (2023 test)


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


Growing Instructions:

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.