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Cucumber Cornichon de Paris Gherkin Seeds

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Cucumber Cornichon De Paris Gherkin Seeds - Irish Plants Direct 
These small cucumbers are a French heirloom variety with each plant producing lots of small gherkins pick them when they are around 2.5cm long perfect for pickling. 
Seed Qty 20
Sow February- April 
Germination 7 - 10 days
Loam or sandy soil that's acidic or neutral
Harvest July -October
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 for pickling
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.
Sow indoors between February - April sowing 2 seeds in 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. 
Apply a liquid fertiliser every two weeks after the first flowers appear. 
Mr Fothergills Range Seeds 



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