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Cucumber - Armenian - Cucumis melo (flexuosus group)
Tender Annual Heirloom. Introduced from Armenia to Italy in the 1400s, this unusual and attractive 12"-18" cucumber is always sweet and crispy, even when fruit is large. Thin-skinned with dense flesh, few seeds, and a pleasant, mild flavor, it is perfect for the fresh market. Handle carefully to avoid bruising. Thrives in hot weather.
Soil & Water: Cucumbers love rich soil that is high in organic matter and well drained. Water heavily during fruiting.
Planting & Growing: Cucumbers seem to do best when night temperatures are around 60 degrees and day temperatures around 90 degrees.
Harvesting & Storage: These cukes grow from 2-3 feet long and 2 inches in diameter, but are best eaten when between 12-15 inches long.
Did You Know? Botanically, Armenian cucumbers are a close relative of the honeydew melon.
Soil Temperature: 65-70F
Planting Depth: 1/2"-1"
Germination: 4-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 4'-6'
Days To Maturity: 60-70 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"-12"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 lbs: 3,780 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
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