#1482 : Mouse Melon( Mexican Sour Gherkin). (new!)(Melothria scabra)
Grow as for cucumbers, preferably on a support. Native of Mexico and Central America. This relative of the cucumber produces heavy crops of grape sized fruit similar to miniature watermelons. Use raw in salads, whole or sliced, or in salsa sauces.
May be pickled or cooked in stir-fry. Fruit have a delightful slightly sour cucumber taste.