Gaia Organic Seeds - Lemon Cucumber
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Lemon Cucumber | Cucumis sativus | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
Unique, round yellow cucumber with fine black spines, and sweet, mild flavor. The vines are vigorous, but production slows in hot weather. Harvest fruit when skin is pale yellow. Bright yellow fruit is over-mature.
Companion plants: Peas, Corn, Beans, Radish, Beets, Carrot, Onion, Marigold, Nasturtium, Sunflower, Oregano, Dill.
Far from: Potato, Sage, Mint, Melon.
Planting tip: Direct sow as soon as all the danger of frost has passed. Start transplant 3-4 weeks before planting date. Cucumber prefer air temperature of 21°C
Harvesting tip: Harvest every day or two otherwise leftover cucumber will overripe and slow production.
Storage tip: Store at 10-12°C with 95% humidity for up to 10 days.