Cucamelon

Item Number: 85280
  • Description
  • Grape-sized cucumbers with a taste of watermelon mixed with a fresh tinge of lime. Rampant trailing vines produce a constant stream of fruit throughout the summer.

     

  • Pack size: 20 Seeds
  • Qty

    £ 1.60


When to sow

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  • Sow
  • Plant
  • Harvest

WHEN TO SOW

April to May

Where to Sow

Sow seed on edge to prevent rotting 1.5cm (1/2") deep in individual 9cm(3 1/2in) pots under glass at a constant day and night temperature of 21°C.

What to do next

When the plants are about 10cm (4") tall, plant out outdoors in a sheltered spot once hardened off and all risk of frost has past. Grow up against netting or allow to trail along the ground. Can also be cropped underglass , planted into large pots or growbags . Provide some form of support and tie in stems as required.

Harvest

July to September

Handy tip

Pick regularly to ensure a continuous crop. Cucamelon is a perennial, why not lift roots in the autumn and store in a cool, frost free area and plant out again the following year.

Nutritional Values

Fruits are low in calories and a source of simple sugars, fiber and vitamins which are essential for optimising our health.

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