West Indian Gherkin Cucumber Seeds

West Indian Gherkin Cucumber Seeds

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West Indian Gherkin Cucumber Seeds Organically Grown

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(Cucumis anguria) (aka Burr Gherkin) A different species than the common cucumber, traditionally used for pickling as the flesh is thin, tough, and seedy. Introduced

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West Indian Gherkin Cucumber Seeds Organically Grown

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(Cucumis anguria) (aka Burr Gherkin) A different species than the common cucumber, traditionally used for pickling as the flesh is thin, tough, and seedy. Introduced from Jamaica in 1793. Catalogued by James J. H. Gregory as early as 1875. He describes it as “A very small, elegant, peculiar sort . . . prolific to an extraordinary degree.” Very drought tolerant. 60-65 days.
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Plant produces big vines with distinct leaves, closer to watermelon than cucumbers. Productive amounts of oval spiny fruits 2-3" long and 1½" in diameter. Distinct flavor, used for making small pickles or relish. Very drought tolerant. 
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Organic Seeds :
Organic Seeds : Yes
HEIRLOOM :
Yes
Handpicked seeds
Handpicked seeds : Yes
Manufacturer:
Manufacturer: Seeds Gallery
Fruit Weight :
Fruit Weight: 40 - 50 g
Edible
Edible plant: Yes

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