Botanic name: Melothria scabra
Health Benefits of Mexican Cucumber
The Spanish call Mexican Cucumbers Mouse Melons and they were popular with the Aztecs.
Now you can grow your own tasty little treats that are packed full of antioxidants.
Mexican Cucumber Growing Information
Lush, attractive vines provide a prolific summer harvest of tiny cucumbers only 25mm in length.
A delicious mix of flavours - cucumber, watermelon rind, with a twist of citrus - combines well with a crunchy texture.
Plant Mexican Cucumbers in a sheltered sunny position.