Originially developed in Mexico and Central America for its sweet pickled/lemon taste. It bears heavy with 1" fruits that resemble micro watermelons. Kids love them! Excellent trellis plant. Fruits fall right off the vine when ripe.

Cucumber, Mexican Sour Gherkin

    • Fruits grow up to 1-2 inches.
    • Resembles tiny watermelons.
    • Good pickled flavor
    • Grows best on a trellis
    • 60-70 days
    • 25 Seeds/Packet
  • Planting - Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumbers

    • Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost.

    • Plant 6-8 seeds per hill

    • Thin to 3-4 plants

    • Prefers full sunlight 

    Harvesting -  Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumbers

    • Plan harvest in early morning,  

    • Immerse in cold water after harvesting to increase storage life  

    • Best picked between 12-18 inches long and 2 ½ inches in diameter  

    • Use a small serrated knife or another cutting tool, pulling may damage the cucumber and plant. 


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