Cucumber Telegraph Improved

Overview

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Long, smooth skinned and delicious cucumber which is great for salads. This variety can grow up a trellis to achieve perfect shaped fruits as they need room to hang.

Very popular variety with smooth and thin skinned fruits. Heavy cropper.

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How To Grow

Sow 12mm (½”) deep, direct in final position allowing 45cm (18”) between plants. When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves, pinch out growing tips to encourage growth of side shoots. Keep well watered and feed biweekly when the fruits start to swell. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Harvest

8-10 weeks