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Cucamelon Mexican Gerkhin


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Unique grape-sized fruit that taste like cucumber with a hint of lime
    These climbing plants produce masses of grape size fruit that resemble tiny watermelons and have a fresh flavour, like cucumber with a twist of citrus. Native to Mexico and Central America these perennial plants are very drought tolerant and easy to grow. Staking recommended.
  • Salad, Stir fry, relish, raw, pickle, sauce
  • A taste of the Americas
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Plant Attributes

    • Position: Full Sun
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. Cut tomatoes, cucamelons and grapes in half and combine in a serving bowl. Roughly chop the basil and add to the bowl.
    2. In a jar combine the lemon juice, olive oil and salt and shake well.
    3. Just before serving, pour dressing over the cucamelons and lightly toss.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    20 Seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers