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Mouse Melon

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Miniature oval melons look like tiny watermelons and are surprisingly crunchy, with a refreshing tart taste that's great for pickles, stir fries and fresh salads! Its very attractive ornamental vines are ideal for growing on a trellis. Mouse Melons (also known as Mexican Sour Gherkins) are virtually carefree, have good disease resistance, extremely high yields and are extremely easy-to-grow. 60 DAYS.

Zones: 3-9 annual
Spread: 10-12 ft.
Shade Requirement: Full Sun
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height Can grow up to 10 ft.
  • Germination 5 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Melothria scabra
  • Height: Can grow up to 10 ft.
  • Spacing: 9 - 12 inches
  • Depth: 1/2 - 1 inch
  • Spread: 9 - 12 inches
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Male and female flowers on the same vine (like cucumbers) need insects to pollinate.
  • Foliage: Bright green leaves.
  • Fruit: Miniature oval melons (about the size of a grape) look like tiny watermelons and are surprisingly crunchy, with a refreshing tart taste.
  • Days To Maturity: 60 days
  • Form: Vining.
  • Flower Form: Little yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well drained soil.
  • Pruning: Remove dying leaves to allow good air circulation when the plants get really thick.
  • Comments: Its very attractive ornamental vines are ideal for growing on a trellis. Mouse Melons (also known as Mexican Sour Gherkins) are virtually carefree, have good disease resistance, extremely high yields and are extremely easy-to-grow.

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