Japanese Long Cucumber Seeds (Aimers International) 2805. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in Japan. Approx. 60 seeds/pkt (35 seeds/gram).
This burpless cucumber produces crisp, easy to digest, non-bitter fruit to 40cm (16in) or longer. Fruit is slightly curved with few seeds. Best harvested at 30cm (12in) long. For straighter fruit, vigorous growing vines should be grown on a trellis. With its small seed, this cucumber makes a great pickler when harvested young. Matures in 65-75 days.
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Sow 6 seeds per hill in a sunny spot when the soil temperature reaches 18-20C (65-70F) or warmer and all danger of frost has passed. Germinates in 7-14 days. Well-rotted manure or compost dug into the soil prior to planting is beneficial. Keep soil evenly moist. Seed quickly rots when planted in soil that is colder than recommended.
- Plant Depth: 20mm (3/4in)
- Seeds Per Hill: 6
- Thin To: 4 vines/hill
- Hill Spacing: 150cm (60in)
|Days To Harvest||65 - 75 days|