Baby Persian Cucumber

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This packet sows up to 4 feet of trellised cucumbers.
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Delicious eaten in the garden, packed into a lunch box, or added to salad, these crunchy mini-cucumbers will be eaten up quickly. But don't worry, you'll be able to harvest plenty more 4" fruit from the high-yielding plants. Excellent for short seasons, tolerates both cool and hot temperatures, and fruit is produced without pollination. Disease resistant.
$3.49 8 seeds

Botanical Name: Cucumis sativus (hybrid)

Days to Maturity: 60–70 Days

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Native: Southern Asia

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: 4'–7' vines

Variety Information: 4"–7" dark green, thin-skinned, smooth fruits. 'Baby' is a parthenocarpic, gynoecious, Persian cucumber. Plants are resistant to cucumber mosaic virus and scab, and tolerant of powdery mildew.

Type: Parthenocarpic

Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers, Gynoecious

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 70°–90°F.

When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Cucumbers are sensitive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 Days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 2 seeds every 12"

Row Spacing: 36"

Thinning: When 3 leaves, thin to 1 plant every 12"

Harvesting: Pick, and pick some more! Overly mature cucumbers on the vine will slow production of new cucumbers. Cut the stem rather than pulling at the fruit, as stems are fragile. To increase the quality and storage time, once picked, immediately immerse in cold water to disperse "field heat".

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A Cucumber for Non-Cucumber People
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I'm not a fan of cucumbers, but this one is delicious. It is prolific and that's a good thing because once I give one to someone, they agree that these are the best cucumbers they've tasted and want more. Try them, you'll like them.
Judy Armstrong

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