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Cucumber Telegraph Country Value Range Seed
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Cucumber Telegraph Country Value Range Seed

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This early fruiting variety of cucumber has long straight fruits with a smooth dark green skin and crisp good tasting flesh ideal for growing in a cool greenhouse, polytunnel or cold frame. 
 
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Cucumbers are plants that are grown in warm conditions. The soil must be well drained and humus rich. Plant out in the tunnel or greenhouse border or into grow bags.  Sow indoors from February - May 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 February - May
Harvest June - 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. 
Mr Fothergills Country Value Range

 

 

 
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