Cucumbers date back as far as 3000 years in India and China. Today they are a popular addition to almost any home garden. Approximately 35 seeds / gram. Buy Pioneer F1 Hybrid (Pickling) from here.
- Seeding – Soil temperature should be at least 20°C. Cucumber seed will not germinate below 10°C.
- Cucumber plants can also be transplanted. Peat pods are recommended.
- Sow in clumps, 5-6 per clump, 1 cm deep with clumps 1 m apart. Thin to one or two of the best plants per clump.
- Sow in rows, seed 5 cm apart, 1 cm deep. Thin to 20 cm apart. Pick daily once bearing begins to keep vines productive.
Pioneer F1 Hybrid [Pickling] – 55 days. Fruit grows 10-15 cm [5-6″] dark green with blunt ends. Produces a very high proportion of female flowers. Vines medium size, heavy yielder, high tolerance to downey mildew, scab and angular leaf spot. Highly recommend pickling cucumber. Heavy yielder. Buy Pioneer F1 Hybrid (Pickling) from seed centre.