So cute! So crunchy! Mouse melons, also known as Mexican Sour Gherkins, are Native to Mexico and Central America. Looking like a mini watermelon the flavor is that of a tart cucumber.
Plant directly in the ground spaced 6” apart once it’s reliably t-shirt weather and keep the soil moist as they germinate. This is a vining plant with tiny but vigorous little tendrils. Give it a trellis or something to climb on or it will find it’s own way!