Cucamelon Mexican Gherkin - Plants

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 1080-6306

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Fondly known as the Mexican gherkin, this cousin of the humble cucumber is a great hit for home-growers with greenhouses.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 3x Cucamelon Plants

Description

  • Three healthy young plants delivered to your door
  • Indoor or outdoor growing to suit
  • Handfuls of olive-size cocktail cucumbers
  • Refreshing addition to summer salads

Like the humble cucumber you grow this rare cucumber cousin the same way to a cucumber to climb in your greenhouse or outdoors in a sunny spot with supporting canes. This exotic variety gives you lots of summer-long bite-size fruit that is refreshing, thirst-quenching and thoroughly satisfying.

Cucamelons are a healthy treat for pack lunches for satisfying hunger pangs through the day but keeping calories down too.

Rewarding you with lots of fruit throughout the summer, you can pick them by the handful. Eat them whole as bite-size snacks, or chop them up and add them to summer cocktails for a deserved treat at the end of the day.

Useful tip

We suggest you grow in containers or in grow bags at either side of your glasshouse. You receive three healthy young plants in a plastic pack to give your young plants the best environment for the perfect start in their life. The pack gives them the right humidity and soil moisture which makes for happy and productive plants.

Water well in summer and feed with liquid fertiliser regularly to keep this variety healthy, robust and dripping with fruit. Harvest when the size of olives/small grapes.

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