CUCUMBER LEBANESE

$5.20 inc GST

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

An excellent, sweet tasting, burpless variety. The fruits can be eaten whole or sliced but are best when picked up to 10cm long. Cucumbers do best in a well prepared soil with added fertiliser.

How To Grow:
Sow 12mm deep, direct in final position. Sow 4-5 seeds in clumps, later thin to two strongest seedlings. Allow 100cm between rows and 40-50cm between clumps. At 5 or 6 leaves, pinch out growing tips to encourage side shoots. Keep well watered and prepare the soil with organic material and or complete fertiliser.

When To Plant: Spring and Summer.
Harvest: 8-12 weeks from sowing or 5-10cm long.
Sow: Spring, Summer
Important Note: These seeds are treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.

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