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Fin de Meaux Cornichon heirloom

€2,50 EUR

A great cucumber variety for pickling

Fin de Meaux cornichon or gherkin is a rustic, vigorous and early variety of cucumber. This variety produces long and almost cylindrical green cucumber without spiky skin and is very productive. The fruits are firm and crunchy with a dense flesh. This variety is ideal for pickling.

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.