Zehneria scabra - Cucamelon
  • Zehneria scabra - Cucamelon

Zehneria scabra - Cucamelon

Mexican mini cucumber Zehneria scabra is a small decorative cucumber that looks like a melon, but the taste is unmistakably cucumber. It is also called cucamelon or mouse melon.

Strikingly fun in all kinds of dishes as a garnish, but also to make as gherkins. Easy to grow in a greenhouse or in a sheltered place in full sun. The plants automatically climb in mesh up to almost a meter high. 

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Description

Mexican mini cucumber Zehneria scabra is a small decorative cucumber that looks like a melon, but the taste is unmistakably cucumber. It is also called cucamelon or mouse melon.

Strikingly fun in all kinds of dishes as a garnish, but also to make as gherkins. Easy to grow in a greenhouse or in a sheltered place in full sun. The plants automatically climb in mesh up to almost a meter high. 

Sowing indoors: April-May
Sowing outdoors: May
Harvest: August-October
Plant spacing: 30cm

Specifications

Reference
HC-00410
EAN
8713172004104
Tags
Brand
Van Hemert & Co
In stock
2 Items

Other features

English names
Mexican Minicucumber, Cucamelon
Botanic name
Zehneria scabra, Melothria punctata - scabra
Cultivar
Cucamelon
Category
Annual
Type
Mini / snack
Planting time
April - May
Flowering period
August - October
Height
100cm
Color
Green
Contents
70 zaden
Collection
van Hemert & Co