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Cucumber Delistar F1

Description

Cucumber seeds - Delistar F1
 

Delistar F1 is a short variety with a crunchy sweet taste. Growing to only 16-18cm in length they make for the ideal healthy snack in a lunch box. They are very thin and no peeling is required which means it is less likely to cause digestive problems.

 

Cucumbers are the traditional salad vegetable which can be produced either in a glasshouse or outdoors. They are a popular salad item to grow for any home gardener.

 

 

Product Part Number: 12023

Pack Size: 4 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £3.25

More Details

When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

February to May

Where to Sow

Sow seed on edge to prevent rotting 1.5cm (1/2") deep in individual 9cm(3 1/2in) pots under glass at a constant day and night temperature of 21°C.

What to do next

As soon as the seedlings have formed 3 true leaves, transplant into 15cm (6") pots. When the plants are about 10cm (4") tall, plant out into final positions into large pots or growbags underglass. Provide some form of support and tie in stems as required. Male flowers (those with no fruit behind) can appear under stress conditions , these should be removed immediately.

MATURITY

July to September

HANDY TIP

Cucumbers prefer a moist atmosphere. Keep well watered and feed regularly once fruits start to set.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Low in calories and high in potassium , the dark skin is rich in carotenoid antioxidant.

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