Melothria

Variety

Melothria

created by JUK at 11.01.2021

Seeds

Available

Melothria | BIO Gurkensamen von Reinsaat

4,00 €

Season Overview

Propagating

Planting

Harvest

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Description

Climbing plant growing up to about 2.50 m high with many, small, oval fruits. The olive-sized mini-turks are dark green-light striped marbled and resemble tiny watermelons. Fruits grow to 2-4 cm in size. Crisp sour, fresh lemony-cucumber flavor. Can also be pickled.

Non hybrid

Not frost resistant

Growing tips

Germination temperature 18-25 ° C, germination period about 21-28 days; seedlings after about 1 Wo in nutrient-rich soil prick, provide small supports, further cultivation at about 18 ° C, planting out after the Ice Saints (frost sensitive!); Umkompliziert from the breeding, good yield, also in the tub possible with sufficient climbing aid. It is best to choose a location protected from the wind. Climbing aid and tying supports the cucumber. Do not water this cucumber too much, it increases susceptibility to disease and it has ine storage root. Can be overwintered by digging up the roots and storing them frost-free in moist sand, or the mini cucumber can be resown next year via seed. Fruits are ripe when they are about 2-4 inches tall, and the skin can be easily depressed but is not yet mushy.

Details

Light requirement

Sunny

Water requirement

Wet

Soil

Light (sandy)

Nutrient requirement

Medium

Seeding distance

40 cm

Row spacing

50 cm

Seeding depth

1.5 cm

Diseases

Root Rot

Downy Mildew

Powdery Mildew

Pests

No pests

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