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Cucumber 'Lebanese Beit Alpha' Seeds

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Cucumber 'Lebanese' - 10 Seeds

Lebanese cucumbers are long and cylindrical in shape with dark green skin, white flesh and a crisp texture. They are smaller, and have smoother skin and a sweeter flavour than the common cucumber.

Many people who do not like cucumber find that they enjoy this variety; small, slender, thin-skinned, burpless green fruits with crisp, mild flesh and a small seed cavity. A smooth, green cucumber best trained on a trellis; fruits are ideal for fresh slicing.

This plant produces an abundance of 25-30 cm long cucumbers that have a skin so thin that it does not require peeling. This stores very well and is great for packing just to munch on.

Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings and plant out
Sowing Depth 12mm
Growing Season Spring & Summer
Germination Time 14-21 days at around 21c
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing  120cm
Plant Height Train on trellis
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well manured soil
Days Until Maturity  55 days 
Growing tips Feed with fertiliser - this plant loves warm conditions.

 

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