CUCUMBER Painted Serpent
OUT OF STOCK
Characteristics: Annual creeping vine
Seed per packet: 15
An early heirloom variety that produces light green stripped fruits which curls into snake-like shapes with a a crisp, mild flavour.
Grows to 100-120 cm (3-4’) but best harvested when 20-30 cm (8-10”) long.
Adaptable to most good garden soils that is well-drained in a sunny position; provide adequate food and water.
Tropical: Spring & Autumn
Temperate: Spring & Summer.
Cool climate: Late Spring & Summer
Sow: 1cm deep
Best sown direct in a sunny well drained position 3-4 seeds in a mound. Thin to the strongest two plants in each mound.
Plant space: 30cm
Row Space: 100 cm
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 6-8 weeks