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CUCUMBER Armenian Snake - CUCUMIS melo

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 375.


Family: Cucurbitaceae
Characteristics: Annual creeping vine

Seed per packet: Approx. 15
Seed per gram:  Approx. 30

Introduced from Armenia to Italy in the 1400s, this attractive crisp cucumber that stays sweet even when the fruit is large.

Thin-skinned and dense flesh these cucumbers have few seeds and a pleasant mild flavour. Actually a melon with a taste like a cucumber it is burp less and easy to digest. Like the English cucumber, it doesn't need to be peeled or seeded.
It grows equally well on the ground or on a trellis. The fruit grows approximately 72-90 cm (30-36")

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most good garden soils that are well-drained in a sunny position; provide adequate food and water.

TropicalSpring & 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

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