Saturday, 8 April 2017

Sow seed under cloches outside.

(Except: - The best time to do this is in the second week of April 2017.)
...added plenty of well-rotted manure.
The cucumber seedling shown above is exactly two weeks after sowing.
- ridge cucumber - from Lidl.
Vert Petit de Paris.
Sowing period April - May. Harvest July - August. Germination 6 - 15 days.
- Cucumber Restina seeds, F1 hybrid ( Cucumis sativus).
Harvest July - August. Germination 6 - 15 days.
Most robust and earliest outdoor cucumber.
- Gherkins Hokus
For outdoors crops.
Has good resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus.
Green gherkin to 10cm, hardy plant with long fruiting period, mosaic resistant.
Sow March to June.
Harvest July to October.
Best grown in fertile soil or growing bags.

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