Tags: Certified Organic Heirloom Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers

Latin Name: Melothria scabra

Days to Maturity: 75


Free of Downy Mildew in our garden. The fruits look like tiny watermelons, and are about the size and shape of grapes. They taste like cucumbers but with some tartness - like a cross between a cucumber and a gooseberry (don’t try it Monsanto!). Native to Mexico and Central America. Sold by the pint at farmers markets. We grew them on the flat in 2014 but would recommend using a trellis for ease of harvest. The seeds are small, so the vines start small, but then grow vigorously. 365 seeds/g. Grown by Twin Oaks Seed Farm. Certified Organic by QCS.

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    Are you able to provide a Certified Organic certificate for these seeds?

    Posted by Megan Denver on 09/26/2015

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    • Yes, we can provide an organic certificate. Please email me at commonwealthseeds@gmail.com.
      Thanks -
      Edmund for CWSG

      Posted by A Seed Growers Cooperative on 09/29/2015


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Mouse Melon (Mexican Sour Gherkin)

Unit SizePriceDescription
0.4 Gram $3.50 Approx. 146 seeds
1/8 Ounce $12.00 Approx. 1277 seeds
1/2 Ounce $30.00 Approx. 5100 seeds


Common Wealth Seed Growers

Louisa, VA, United States (Zone 7a)
Established in 2014
15.00 acres in production

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