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Cucumber Chinese Slangen Seeds

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Cucumber Chinese Slangen Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This low maintenance variety produces long slender dark green fruits with a good sweet flavour and crisp texture. 
 
Also known a snake cucumber is a old variety well worth growing. 
 
Seed Qty 2gram
 
☀️Sow February - May 
☀️Germination 7 - 10 days
☀️Loam or sandy soil that acidic or neutral
☀️Harvest June - September 
☀️Companion Plants Corn, peas, beets, radish and nasturtiums
Do not plant with sage or potatoes
☀️Cut the cucumbers with a knife when they are large enough
☀️A good source of Vitamins C and K
☀️Use in Salad, sandwiches and pickling
 
Liquid feed every two weeks after the first flowers appear
 
Cucumbers are plants that are grown in warm conditions so must not be planted out until any frosts have passed, a sunny sheltered spot is required.  The soil must be well drained and humus rich.
 
Alternatively plant out in the tunnel or greenhouse border or into grow bags.  
 
Sow indoors from February sowing 2 seeds into 7cm pots on their sides about 2.5cm deep place onto a window sill, warm greenhouse or propagator. Pot on the strongest plants when the roots are visible at the bottom of the pots into 10cm pots and grow on.
 
Plant out when all danger of frost has passed. 
 
 
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