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CUCUMBER 'MEXICAN SOUR GHERKIN'

CUCUMBER 'MEXICAN SOUR GHERKIN'

Melothria scabra syn. pendula
Member $3.95
This heirloom micro-sized climbing cucumber tastes both sweet and sour, just like a gherkin without the work! Prolific fruiting and is a first- rate screening plant. Grows to 30cm high if left to sprawl on the ground but is best grown up a trellis or tee pee where vines will reach up to 2m. May self-seed.
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SEEDS: S103
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT, Overseas, WA

Growing Information

Sow direct in Spring
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
30 Seeds Per Packet
TENDER ANNUAL
Space at 150cm
Thirsty plant
86% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

CUCUMBER 'MEXICAN SOUR GHERKIN'

Melothria scabra syn. pendula
Member $3.95
This heirloom micro-sized climbing cucumber tastes both sweet and sour, just like a gherkin without the work! Prolific fruiting and is a first- rate screening plant. Grows to 30cm high if left to sprawl on the ground but is best grown up a trellis or tee pee where vines will reach up to 2m. May self-seed.
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SEEDS: S103
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT, Overseas, WA
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