Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. Native to Mexico & Central America. Also called mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, Mexican miniature watermelon and Mexican sour cucumber.
Glass gem corn was bred years ago by a part-Cherokee farmer and master seed-saver. Yes, it's real, and, as an heirloom, its seeds will grow true. Today, glass gem corn seeds are saved at Seeds Trust, who anticipate more available next month. Glass gem is an extreme iteration of corn's natural tendency towards different-colored kernels, as each kernel has its unique genetic set for color and size.