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CUCUMBER Lebanese

Cucumis sativus

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Family: Cucurbitaceae

Characteristics: Annual creeping vine

Seed per packet: Approx 15

Lebanese cucumbers are in fact from Pakistan from where they were taken up by Eastern Asian people who used them for offerings in temples.

The Lebanese is a short dark green; sweet crisp fleshed cucumber. It has a strong firm but thin skin which can be quite easily digested.

The fruit is most flavourful when it is 15-20cm long. Lebanese cucumbers are great for pickling and slicing raw.

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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