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Carosello Tondo Di Manduria Cucumber

€2,50 EUR

An Italian cucumber that turns into a melon

Carosello Tondo Di Manduria Cucumber plants produce large egg-shaped melon cucumbers that are an Italian delicacy in the region of Puglia. When the cucumbers ripen, the flesh becomes sweeter and softer until finally turning orange-yellow just like melons. In Ireland, it is recommended to grow them in the greenhouse or polytunnel. They are great eaten as appetizer and are a nice and welcome fresh snack in the summer.

Scientific Name: Cucumis melo var adzhur

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 23C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 91 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile

Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds indoors 6 weeks before last frost if you will be growing them in a heated greenhouse.Sow cucumber seeds on their side, 1–2 cm deep, in small pots. Keep them at 21°C . Or Sow directly outside after the last chance of frost has passed and the soil temperature is at 21 C.