MELOTHRIA SCABRA
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SEEDS OF MOUSE MELON - MELOTHRIA SCABRA

Discover this curious climbing plant native to southern North America, cultivated for its small, crunchy fruits with a flavor very similar to cucumber! Great in sauces, stir fries, and salads!

It can grow up to 1.5-2m tall. Thin stems and large oval leaves. Small yellow flowers. Striking elliptical-cylindrical light green fruits with darker stripes, which turn yellow when ripe.

Sow in seedbed in spring, at a depth of 1-3 cm and a temperature of 18-21ºC for optimal germination 20-30 days after sowing.

Seeds/gr: 333
9,80  without VAT (10%)

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Sow indoors
Sow outdoors
Flowering
Harvest
Average germination (%) 80
Climate Zone Warm areas
Flower colour Yellow
Foliage Evergreen
Foliage color Green
Fruit color Green
Germination (in days) 21-28
Hardiness Non hardy
Life cycle Annual
Plant use Baskets & Containers, Climber
Planting distance 40x40
Seeds per gram 333
Soil - Moisture Well-drained
Soil - Type Rich
Sunlight - Exposure Sun
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