Сucumber Guangzhou

  • Product Code: Hybrid
  • Availability: 16
  • $1.29



A heat-resistant variety from the very south of China. Even if the temperature rises to 35 ° C and above, it will still grow and bear fruit safely. Belongs to medium-early, ripens in 48-55 days. The plants are strong, powerful, well-branched, while the main stem 3.5-4 m long prevails. The leaves are large and numerous, densely covering the entire plant. The fruits are even, bright green, beautiful long-cylindrical shape, 45-55 cm in size and weighing about 400 g. The peel is very thin, shiny, without bitterness, covered with numerous large tubercles with white spikes. These long, slender cucumbers with a fresh, mild taste, absolutely devoid of bitterness even in extreme heat, grow throughout the season, are distinguished by the firm, crisp flesh, a small seed cavity and fresh, thin skin that never needs to be peeled. These are premium cucumbers for fresh eating and pickling. ******************************************************************************************************************************* Sowing: Indoors, March-April, for surest results, 0.5cm (¼") deep, on edge, in small pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 21-24°C (70-75°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. When plants have developed 3 or 4 leaves, transplant to 12cm (5”) pots and grow in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out 60cm (2') apart, during May-June, into fertile, well-drained soil. Or sow outdoors May-June, for ease, where they are to crop. Sow two seeds per position, 0.5cm (¼") deep, directly into finely-prepared, fertile, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Allow 60cm (2') between rows. When large enough, thin to leave the stronger plant. Harvest: July-October.

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