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Cucumber Seeds

What would the great British sandwich be like without the mighty Cucumber? As familiar as a cup of tea this edible is so tasty straight off the plant. It’s not easy even getting a Cucumber to a sandwich as eaten straight away at room temperature it’s hard to resist.

What would the great British sandwich be like without the mighty Cucumber? As familiar as a cup of tea this edible is so tasty straight off the plant. It’s not easy even getting a Cucumber to a sandwich as eaten straight away at room temperature it’s hard to resist.

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Growing Suttons Cucumbers Seeds

A well looked after Cucumber plant will give you a steady supply from early summer through till September. Suttons have a large range of Cucumber varieties which provide a wide choice of tastes, shapes and sizes. ‘Bush Champion’ is an excellent compact plant superb for containers and small patio spaces. ‘Paska’ is organically produced seed that can be grown outside in a sunny sheltered position or if you have some Greenhouse space grow the more classical ‘Bella’

Growing Cucumbers from seed·

Cucumber is a tender plant, so it’s best starting cucumber seeds indoors, under-glass or into a heated propagator, one with cell compartments would be ideal. A decent free-draining peat-free seed compost will give them a strong start.

When to plant Cucumber seeds?

About three weeks after sowing, the cucumber plants can be planted outdoors in early June.

How long for cucumber seeds to germinate?

Cucumber germination takes 6 to 9 days.

Beware of mildew with Cucumbers, pick over any unhealthy looking leaves. Whitefly may also pay a visit, if its prevalent use with an organic spray. Keep the watering steady, especially when the plants start to flower and before long, you’ll be eating fresh Cucumber through the summer months.

For See our Cucumber seeds growing guide for more information 

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