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Cucumber Seeds - Sherpa F1 Hybrid

Marshalls

£3.49

Catalogue Code: 1020-2079

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Self-fertile variety that copes well with greenhouse temperature fluctuations without harming fruit.

Key Features

  • F1 Hybrid variety
  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Disease resistant
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 6x Cucumber Seeds

Height: 2.4m / 8ft

Description

  • Self-fertile variety sets without pollination.
  • Can be grown outdoors in a sunny position.
  • Good disease resistance.

A self-fertile indoor-growing cucumber which is a parthenocarpic variety that copes well with greenhouse temperature fluctuations without harming the fruits.

With good resistance to powdery mildew, this all-female flowering variety produces a high yield of attractive, slightly ribbed, dark green fruit which are 16-18cm in length and taste delicious.

 

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow indoors

February-April: Sow 2cm (1in) deep individually in modules or 8cm (3in) pots of firm pre-watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times. Place in warmth 20-25°C (70-75°F). As seedlings develop grow on under cool, light conditions but not in bright sunlight.

 

Plant out

June: 15°C (60°F) in greenhouse border or growbags.  Train plants up canes or string.

 

Spacing

45cm (18in)

 

Tips

Pick fruit regularly. Keep well watered and feed regularly with a liquid fertiliser.

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