- Summer salad vegetable
- Grows as long as 90cm
- Also known as "Snake Cucumber" or "Yard Long Cucumber"
Summer salad vegetable. Long pale green heavily ribbed fruits with small seed cavity and mild flavour. Does not need peeling; is eaten skin and all. Fruit grows up to 90cm but is best when picked at around 30cm. To achieve straight fruit grow on a trellis. Also known as Snake Cucumber and Yard Long Cucumber. Ideal for salads. Heavy cropping.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Spring(or after frost) and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||50-75 days|
|Care:||Can be grown on ground or as a climber. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit. Avoid overhead watering.|
(Product number: C2-12)
Seeds per gram: 30 seeds
|Botanical name:||Cucumis flexuosus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||20 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||30|
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