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

SKU: CU2
$3.00Price
    • 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. 

Skhawáʔkye

1327 Indian Woods Road Windsor,NC 27983
(804)-715-1391


Admin@Allianceofnativeseedkeepers.com

logo_design_alliance01_edited_edited.png

Mailing Address

Blog

© 1491-2020 Alliance of Native SeedKeepers