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Cucumber 'Burpless Tasty Green' F1 HybridCucumis sativus

Just £2.99

3 Reviews

The best outdoor cucumber

1 packet (10 cucumber seeds) £2.99 Despatch: by Monday
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Outdoor type.

Cucumber 'Burpless Tasty Green' produces crisp, delicious fruits with no bitterness, and as the name suggests, are easy to digest. The 25cm (10") long cucumbers are packed with flavour and have a very high vitamin content. Grow this ridge type trained against a support either outdoors or in the greenhouse. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

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How to grow cucumbers


Kitchen Garden

Half-hardy

Full sun

300cm (118.1in)

45cm (17.7in)

1 Packet (10 Cucumber Seeds) (TT00388)

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Water cucumber plants regularly. Apply greenhouse shading as required and create a humid atmosphere by regularly spraying or damping down pathways.


Climbing greenhouse types will produce higher yields if allowed to climb. Train the main shoots onto 1.8m (6ft) high nets, canes or strings until they reach the top of their support and then pinch out the growing point. Pinch out sideshoots once fruit begins to develop, leaving two leaves after each fruit. Remove male flowers from greenhouse types.


Outdoor ridge types can be pinched out at the main stem after 7 leaves have formed to encourage sideshoots. Outdoor ridge types require pollination by insects - do not remove male flowers from these varieties.


When growing cucumbers, harvest regularly to encourage, long continuous production. Pick the fruits whilst young and tender before they show signs of producing seeds, as older fruits can become bitter. Harvesting cucumbers is best done early in the morning when temperatures remain cool.

Greenhouse cucumbers must be grown in a warm, humid greenhouse with a minimum temperature of 15C (60F). Outdoor (Ridge) types are suitable for growing outside. Some varieties may be suited to indoor and outdoor cultivation.


Sow Cucumber seeds from April to May for indoor cropping and for transplanting outdoors later on. Outdoor varieties may also be direct sown outdoors from May to early June. Sow cucumber seed on their sides at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in 7.5cm (3") pots of free-draining, seed sowing compost. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 20C (68F) until germination which takes 7-10 days. Protect the emerging seedlings from direct sunlight to avoid scorching. Grow Cucumber plants on until they are large enough to be transplanted. Maintain a minimum temperature of 15c (60F) and keep the compost moist but not wet.


When cucumber plants are well grown, transplant them at a spacing of 2 plants per growbag or 45cm (18") apart in a warm, humid greenhouse. Outdoor varieties should be gradually acclimatised to outdoor conditions over 7-10 days before transplanting into warm, well drained, humus rich soil in full sun, with shelter from winds. Plant outdoor cucumbers in single rows at a distance of 90cm (36") apart. Water well after planting until cucumber plants are fully established.

Delivery

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For your complete peace of mind, our Home and Garden products may be returned to us within 30 days of purchase for a refund of the purchase price. Items must be returned unused, at your cost and in mint condition. All items carry a manufacturer's 12 month defects warranty.

Reviews

Highly recommended cucumber! 2013-07-31

Also first time I have grown cucumbers! Had to give some plants away. One in the porch and two plants outside. I have so many tasty cucumbers and too many to eat! Family and friends are enjoying them as well. Will be buying again!

Great for Poly tunnels and Greenhouses 2012-01-22

outstanding!! grows really well and i grow them every year!

Fantastic outdoor cucumber 2011-09-21

This was the first time I had ever grown cucumbers. All 10 seeds germinated really fast and I had some plants to give away. I grew 6 plants on (in half grow bags on their ends) on my patio against a warm wall and I had fantastic cucumbers all summer. I will definitely be growing them again next year.