Growing Burr Gherkins

You can grow your own gherkin pickles and more with this pest-proof mini cuke/squash from Africa. Try growing burr gherkins to make delicious pickles and a spicy Brazillian stir-fry.

Pickled burr gherkins are similar in flavor and texture to French cucumber gherkins, though slightly less bitter.
Pickled burr gherkins are similar in flavor and texture to French cucumber gherkins, though slightly less bitter.
Photo by Dave Cavagnaro