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Maya Cucamelon (Melothria scabra)

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  • Cucamelon Maya Gherkin (Melothria scabra): the smallest cucumber in the world, also called “Sandia Ratòn” or Mouse Melon.

    The plant is vigorus, has a climbing habit, easy to grow. Perfect for the balcony because, besides being tasty, it is highly ornamental.

    Sow in spring and harvest until the end of the summer. Excellent resistance to disease  and parasitic fungi.

  • The exotic appearance of this VERY small watermelon, along with is fresh, pleasant taste is appreciated even by children, who may benefit from the many minerals it holds. It's filled with calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, manganese, potassium, sodium, iron, iodine. To be eaten raw and fresh. It can also be used use as garnish of summer cocktails, as well as fruit salads.

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