Grow your own cucumbers! Plants are supplied in an 8cm cardboard fibre pot. Collection from May – we will contact you when your seedlings are ready for collection. In the event of any crop failures we will offer the nearest alternative product or a full refund.
Suitable for outdoor or greenhouse growing. These plants are tender, so only plant them out once all risk of frost is past mid-late May in a greenhouse and early June outside, keep on a sunny south facing windowsill and pot up to larger pots when needed in the meantime. Train the main stem up a vertical wire or cane. Pinch out the growing point when it reaches the greenhouse roof / top of the cane or you can let it grow back down to the ground if your support can handle the weight. Pinch out the tips of sideshoots two leaves beyond a female flower (which has a tiny fruit behind it). Pinch out the tips of sideshoots.
This popular and reliable indoor or outdoor ridge slicing type cucumber produces straight, dark green fruits with white spines, growing to 8″/20cm. Resistant to scab, mosaic virus, downy and powdery mildew, alternaria leaf spot and anthracnose. We love this variety and have grown it every year since we began growing and it has always performed well for us, in and outdoor.
Cucumber La Diva F1
A fantastic ridge / glasshouse variety selected as an “All American Selection” winner. The slender glossy fruits are 6″/15cm long, smooth, seedless and extremely sweet. The plants are prolific in production and can be ground grown as a ridge variety outdoors or trellised in a glasshouse.
Cucumber Gherkin Piccolo Di Parigi
A traditional French Cornichon pickler / gherkin seen in every French market. Huge quantities of tiny crisp spiny skinned cukes are produced from early in the season. Early. Excellent cropper of these small, cylindrical, light green fruits with few spines, intense flavour, make them ideal for pickling. Ideal whole / sliced for pickling.