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Cucumber 'Gherkin' F1 - 80 seeds (Cucumis sativus)

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This is a unique vegetable as it’s a cucumber in the shape of pickle. If you love pickles you would love this unique cucumber. Pickling cucumber has thin skin with a crunchy texture. The cucumber gherkin can grow to 6 inches in length and grows on an entwining vine which can grow upwards or spread across the ground. The best time to harvest pickling cornichon after 12 weeks after planting as it is best for the plant to keep harvesting as new ones will grow. Cucumber gherkins are delicious in salads and sandwiches. Cucumber gherkins are easy to grow and thrives well-drained soil and access to sunlight.

Sow: Indoors: March-April Outdoors: May-June
Season: Annual
Height: 15cm (6in)
Harvest Season:  About twelve weeks after planting
Environment: Full Sun,
Soil Type: Chalk, Sand, Loam
Germination Time:  7-10 days
Temperature: 61F (61)
Seeds Watering: Wetting only the soil
Plant watering: watering once per week
Depth: press into the soil 10mm (1/2in)
Plant Spacing: 90cm apart (35in)
Ideal for:  Vegetable gardens, Green house

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Up to 500cm (196in)
Full sun
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