I saw this today and I think this would be great in a nice crunchy salsa.
Cucamelon is also known as the Mexican Sour Gherkin, mouse melon or “Sandiita” or little watermelon in Spanish.
Tiny, 1 x 1/2 in. light-green fruits with darker mottling look like watermelons for a doll house. The flesh is white, crisp, crunchy with a slight lemony tartness. The flavor is closer to a cucumber than a melon.
Sown in April, they take two to three months to mature. Despite their exotic origins, they are easier to grow than regular cucumbers. They are ignored by pests, resistant to drought and perfectly happy to grow outdoors. They can be cultivated in tubs, pots, or growbags and take around two to three months to mature.
The sour fruits grow on a thin vine and are surrounded by leaves that look similar to ivy and drop to the floor when ripe.