Light-green, heavily ribbed, 24-36” x 3-4” diameter, best at 12-18”, mild flavor, easily digested-skin and all, fluted slices, prolific, twists and turns on ground, hangs fairly straight from trellis. The classic Armenian “Cucumber” which is actually a melon genetically. Also known as the Yard Long Cucumber. Tags: Color: Green, Size: Long, Heritage: New Listing, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.
Melon originated in Africa and was carried to South Asia. It was first cultivated by the Egyptians 3000 years ago. Muskmelon originated in Iran and Armenia. Source of antioxidants. Cucumis melo varieties include cantaloupe, muskmelon, honeydew, casaba, Armenian cucumber, Asian pickling melon, pocket melon and vine peach. The five botanical groups of melon that are most important world wide are Reticulatus, Cantalupensis, Inodous, Conomom, Flexuosus. Delicious melon recipes