Do you know the cucamelon ? Most people have never heard about it and almost all of them are missing a great tasty little fruit. You have to learn about this mysterious little fruit and how to grow cucamelon !
This tiny fruit is referred by many names like “Mexican sour gherkin” and for the Spanish by the name “sanditta” which it means little watermelon. Actually, it has a lot of names in the native American languages which it is translated to “mouse melon”
The shape of the Cucamelon looks like a little watermelon and it tastes like cucumber and lime.
The Cucamelon is a delicacy from Central America that has been eaten for centuries and it might have a strange look but it has never been a genetically-modified hybrid. This sour fruit grows on a thin line and is surrounded by ivy-like leaves.
Here is how you can grow one in your garden and you know what! This sour fruit is one of the easiest plants to grow and pests and insects tend to shy away from them.