Cucumber Beit Alpha F1

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus

Approx 40 seeds
Availability: Unavailable online
NZD 5.90

Prolific crops of high quality, fantastically sweet baby cucumbers with thin skin and absolutely no bitterness. Excellent for a fresh Greek salad! For the best quality and flavour pick when 10-15cm (4-6”) long. The perfect variety for growing your own Qukes (baby cucumbers) for the kids. 

Product Specifications
How To Grow

Sow 12mm (½in) deep in rows 100cm (36”) apart direct where they are to grow in full sun. Firm gently and keep moist. Sow 3-4 seeds in a clump and thin to 2 strongest seedlings. Keep well watered and fertilise regularly. Harvest When fruits are 10-12cm long.

When To Plant Spring through Summer.
When to Sow/Plant Spring, Summer
Soil Type fertile, well drained

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Recipe

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 baby cos lettuce, washed
  • 6 firm ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3 Beit alpha cucumbers, sliced
  • 3 Onion Rossa Lunga di Firenze, sliced into rings
  • 1 red capsicum, halved, deseeded, coarsely chopped
  • 200g marinated Greek olives
  • 220g Greek feta, cubed
  • 1 tsp oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • Squeeze of lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Arrange lettuce in serving bowl then add tomato, cucumber, onion, capsicum, olives and feta, sprinkling with oregano and salt.
  2. Whisk together the oil, vinegar and a dash of lemon juice in a jug. Drizzle over the salad and give a light toss if desired.