The Living Seed Company

Mexican Sour Gherkin - Melothria scabra

  • $ 4.00


This heirloom has been gaining popularity in recent years. This tiny, watermelon inspired fruit, will taste like a cucumber when eaten early or like a pickled cucumber when eaten mature. 

Commonly known for its Spanish name, sandita, which means little watermelon. Also known by many other names, that commonly translate to Mouse Melon. 

Delicious when added to salad or just as a garden snack. 

Wonderful flavor when eaten fresh or pickled. 

May have a slow start, but once it starts growing, expect a generous yield. 

Easily save seed from over ripe fruit and plant the following year!

Non-GMO

Seed Count : 20