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Lemon cucumber organic

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Unusual and sweet cucumber variety

It has the color of a lemon, the shape of a ball and the sweet flavor of a cucumber. It is not a new hybrid but an old, forgotten variety from Russia that is well worth growing again. This funny cucumber is also tasty and even convenient. This yellow cucumber, which is a small spherical ball the size of a lemon (8 to 10 cm in diameter) is indeed a real cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Its white flesh is crunchy. The flavor is sweet, without bitterness if you harvest the fruit not too late. The foliage is identical to the leaves of a classic cucumber variety while still being a little less bulky, which is appreciable. And you grow it the same way as any other cucumber.

 

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 20 °C

Germination time in days: 4-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 60-75 days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: 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. It is recommended to give the plant support.