Mouse Melon, Mexican Sour Gherkin (Melothria Scarbra) - annual, unique looking, delicious fruits, closely reminding of cucumbers. Fruits are 2-2.5cm long (0.78-0.98in), with brght green colour, stripy skin. Grown as ornamental and edible, which flavour is very similar to cucumbers - slightly sour, juicy and very refreshing. Delicious to be eaten alone, with salads, sandwiches, marinated or pickled. Suitable for growing outside and inside on windowsills, balconies etc. Prefers fertile, light soil, regular watering and bright, warm location. Growing as wine, needs climbing support. Contains a number of essential minerals, naturally supporting well being.USDA hardines zone 3 and 14.