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Botanical Name
Cucumis melo var. flexuosus

An unusual vegetable in that it tastes and looks like a cucumber but is actually a muskmelon. Also known as snake cucumber or painted serpent cucumber. The fruit are ‘S’ shaped with ridges that alternate dark and light green with a slightly fuzzy skin. Grows from 20-45 cm long. An unusual variety with a delicious flavour. 15 seeds.

Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Dec 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st