Mexican Sour Gherkin Cucumber - Packet

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Petite and packed with flavor, Mexican Sour Gherkin cucumbers taste like classic cucumbers sprinkled with a hint of lemon juice. A winner for patio gardens, the vines will produce tiny leaves, tiny flowers, and lots of tiny fruit. Direct sow recommended. Start indoors in cooler climates. 65-75 days.
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Crisp, delicious cucumbers are one of the easiest and most rewarding garden vegetables, requiring little work but giving you so much in return. From the short, plump picking varieties to the longer slicing types, they're all incredibly easy to grow. They're also very heavy yielders, so there's always plenty to share! Little in size but big in flavor, Mexican Sour Gherkin cucumbers resemble tiny watermelons and taste like classic cukes splashed with refreshing lemon juice. Their small size and cool, crisp texture make them ideal for salads, snacking, and pickling. Whether grown from a hanging basket, on a trellis, or directly in the garden, it's best to direct sow Mexican Sour Gherkins. However, if you live in a cooler area with shorter summers and want to get a jump start, you can start the seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost is anticipated. Whether transplanting seedlings or sowing directly into your garden or container, the soil should be at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Botanical Name
Cucumis sativus
How To Grow
Planting Depth
1/2 inch
Seed Spacing
3-6 inches
Row Spacing
2-4 feet
Space After Thinning
12 inches
Days To Germinate
4-13 days
Days To Maturity
Seed Life Cycle
Additional Information
Introduced in 1920
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