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Growing Mexican sour gherkin/mouse melons

10 years ago

Has anyone grown Mexican sour gherkin/mouse melons? I am wondering if they are the kind of thing that starts slowly and then you get a bumper crop later.
My plants are gorgeous (cucumber beetles are why I am trying these instead of cukes this year), but I am not seeing any fruit yet. There are plenty of the teeny tiny flowers, and they are female. Any botanizers out there happen to know what pollinates these things? I have plenty of flowers in my yard, so plenty of tiny wasps, flies, etc., as well as bees. What gives--probably the usual, just be patient?

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