CUCUMBER - Tendergreen Burpless seeds

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CUCUMBER Tendergreen Burpless - 10 Seeds

 

Cucumber Tendergreen is a burpless variety that should be tried in every garden. Fruits are very smooth and sweet. The skin is not bitter, and the entire fruit can be eaten without peeling. These heavy yielders should be picked when 8 to 12cm long. It is Downy Mildew resistant variety.

 

Care and Growing Instructions

 

Cucumber requires warm, well-drained soil high in fertility, with a pH of 6–6.8. Consistent, adequate irrigation is needed to produce an abundant crop. Cucumbers are very sensitive to cold. Make sure both soil and air temperatures have warmed prior to planting. Using plastic mulch and row covers will greatly enhance the vigor and potential yields of cucumbers by providing warmth and insect protection.

 

In frost areas, sow under cover in seed trays in early spring. Plant out after last frosts. Sow indoors in 16-cell plug trays about 5-6mm deep, 1–2 seeds/cell, 3–4 weeks before transplanting. Keep temperature above 21°C day and 16°C night with heat pad underneath plug trays. Transplant 30cm apart. Do not disturb roots when transplanting.

 

In frost free areas sow directly into the soil in early spring. However, wait until soil is warm, at least 21°C. Cucumber seeds will not germinate at a soil temperature below 14°C. Sow 2 seeds per 30cm.

 

Spacing

Single Plants: 60cm each way (minimum)

Rows: 60cm with 60cm row gap (minimum)

 

Support plants well so they can climb upwards, even when the cucumbers get large. This also protects the cucumbers from slugs. Occasionally a plant can produce very bitter cucumbers so always test a bit before serving to others!

 

When flowers start forming, feed with slow release potassium-rich organic fertilizer. Fortnightly liquid feed from mid-summer.

 

Once fruit bearing begins, pick daily. Cut the cucumbers off the plant when they are still quite young, otherwise the skin becomes hard and will need peeling. More cucumbers will then be produced.

 

Propagation notes will be supplied with seed packet.

 

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