The Cucamelon - 5 things to know about the cute fruit
Cox Media Group National Content Desk
A little-known fruit is making headlines this summer for its big flavor.
Here's what you need to know about cucamelons:
1. What is a cucamelon?According to the Huffington Post, the cucamelon is a fruit that looks like a tiny watermelon but tastes more like a lime-dipped cucumber. It's also known as Mexican sour gherkin, Mexican miniature watermelon, Mexican sour cucumber and mouse melon, BuzzFeed reports.
2. Where do cucamelons grow? Cucamelons originated in Mexico and Central America, BuzzFeed reports. The fruit, which is about the size of a grape, grows on a vine.