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Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber Seed

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Item #138370, 25-35 seeds
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Much better than Kirby for pickling! The name says “sour”, but they’re ideal for both whole dill and sweet gherkins, or just eating as-is. Small cucumber-like fruit (not actually cucumbers, however) look like cute little miniature watermelons and have a refreshing tart flavor. Known as sanditas (“little watermelons”) in Mexico. Pick daily to keep new blooms/cukes forming, and to keep fruit from becoming seedy. Requires rich soil and frequent watering; afternoon shade is beneficial. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 7-14 days
  • Days to maturity: 75
  • Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow ½” deep in sterile planting medium.
  • Transplant spacing: 8-15”” (do not disturb roots when transplanting).
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 70º.
  • Seed spacing: Plant seeds in groups of 2-3, then another group 15” away
  • Seed depth: 1/2”
  • Produce size: 1”
  • Yield: About 1 lb. per 10’ row
  • Mature plant height: 8’ (or longer) vine.
  • Suitable for container growing: No.
  • Year of discovery: Native to Mexico and Central America, domesticated prior to American colonization

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