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CUCUMBER Jefferson (Heirloom)

Cucumis sativus

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual creeping vine

Seed per packet: Approx 15

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Heirloom variety of cucumber with yellow skin that grows to around 20 cm long and 8 cm in diameter with a good old fashioned texture and flavour. 
Plants are very easy to grow and do well in areas that have short summers, as fruits mature faster and need less heat to ripen than most cucumbers.

Provide support for the growing vines or let trail along the ground.

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

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