Armando Maravilla presents Edible plants you can grow at home.
This species is common in evergreen and deciduous forests, it frequently occurs along river banks and thickets, in the north-central area of the country and the Mexican Pacific coast.
It needs high temperatures to develop optimally, especially in summer. Does not tolerate low temperatures. Pollina!ion with bees is necessary to bear fruit.
Agro Cultura Mexicana. “Cucamelón.- El melón ratón, sandillita”. Agro Cultura Mexicana. https://agro-cultura.mx/articulo/cucamelon-el-melon-raton-sandillita (Consultado el 01-08-2022) Balkep. “Cucamelon – Melothria scabra”. Balkep. https://www.balkep.org/melothria-scabra.html (Consultado el 01-08-2022)