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Cucumber Marketmore Country Value Range Seed
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Cucumber Marketmore Country Value Range Seed

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This outdoor disease resistant variety has straight  dark green tasty fruits with a good flavour an excellent late cropper that would suit pots and containers as well as grow bags. 
 
Seed Qty 20
 
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 January - 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, pinch out the growing tip when the plants have around 7 leaves to encourage strong side shoots.  Train up a support if required.
 
Germination takes between 7 - 10 days.
Liquid feed every fortnight when flowers develop.
Sow April - May
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 in Salad, sandwiches and pickling.
Mr Fothergills Country Value Range

 

 

 
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