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Country Value Cucumber Telegraph Improved

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  • Sow indoors in February to May
  • Sow 45cm apart from each other
  • Harvest in July to October
  • Average 5 seeds per pack

A popular greenhouse or cold frame variety for large crops of good quality, long straight fruits with smooth skin and crisp, great tasting flesh. Prefers fertile, moist soil or growing bags.

Sow indoors in February to May, April to May or cold frame crops

  • In pots of seed compost
  • Sow seeds edgeways into the compost
  • Cover with 0.5cm of compost
  • Firm gently and keep moist
  • Cover tray with glass or polythene
  • Keep at approx 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Remove cover when seedlings appear
  • Grow on at approx 15°C (60°F)
  • When large enough transplant singly into a greenhouse boarder 45cm (18in) apart or in large pots or grow bags
  • For cold frame crops stand in cooler conditions for a few days late May (avoid frost)
  • Transplant to cold frame in June
  • Keep moist and weed free
  • Train plants up wire supports and pinch out the growing tip at roof level.
  • Cucumber will be bitter if pollinated so remove any male flowers that form (those swelling behind the flower)
  • Harvest in July to October
  • Harvest cold frame crops from August
  • apply a liquid feed every 2-3 weeks when fruit begins to swell
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