CUCUMBER Suyo Long - CUCUMIS sativus

SKU: V119
Stock: Out Of Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seed per packet: Approx. 25

Size:
$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

Suyo Long cucumbers originally come from China. They are long, thin, and cylindrical vegetables that can grow up to 45 centimetres in length. The skin of these cucumbers is dark green, thin, and has a ridged and knobbed texture. When young, they may have tiny, soft spikes that can be easily removed by rubbing the skin.

Suyo Long cucumbers don't grow straight naturally, which can make them take on interesting shapes. The flesh is pale green-to-white and contains soft seeds that are also edible. They have a sweet and mild flavour with little to no bitterness and a crisp texture. 

Excellent for salads and bread and butter pickles. This variety grows well in hot weather.

Cucumbers are a warm-season crop; they will thrive when grown under full sun. The best way to sow them is in well-drained soil with compost and mature animal manure mixed trough.
Sow 2-3 seeds in a mound and thin to the strongest two directly in the garden 10mm deep and 50cm apart, with rows 100cm apart. Keep soil moist and avoid drying out.
Germination occurs in around 5-10 days at an optimum soil temperature of 18-34°C
Tropical: Spring and Autumn
Temperate: Spring and Summer.
Cool climate: Late Spring and summer.

Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to keep them moist but not too wet.

Please note:
These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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