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Cucumber Information

Cucumber

Cucumber

Cucumis sativus

Essential Salad vegetable, available in outdoor or greenhouse varieties.


Moon Planting Type: Fruit

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: South-facing

Light: Partial shade

Hardiness: Heated greenhouse

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)

Height:

Spread:

Cucumber Growing Notes

Sowing

Sow early in a heated greenhouse. Sow 2-3 seeds in a pot and remove the weakest plant.

Pruning & Thining

Pinch out tops and shoots when the plants reach the required size. For outdoor varieties mulch well with straw or similar to prevent the fruit from rotting.

Harvesting

Harvest when they reach the desired size and eat immediately.

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Cucumber Varieties

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