Cucumber – Beth Alpha F1

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Originating from the Mediterranean, this variety produces prolific crops of sweet baby cucumbers that are both thin skinned and extremely sweet for fresh use in salads. Best grown under glass and harvested when 4-6 in long for the sweetest flavour.

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Cucumber – Beth Alpha F1

Originating from the Mediterranean, this variety produces prolific crops of sweet baby cucumbers that are both thin skinned and extremely sweet for fresh use in salads. Best grown under glass and harvested when 4-6 in long for the sweetest flavour.

Cultivation Advice Cucumber – Beth Alpha F1


Type: Half-Hardy Annual

Temperature Required: 20-25°c

Time to Germinate: 7-14 Days

Days to Maturity: 55 – 65 Days

Position/ Light: Full Sun

  • Sow under cover (protected) from Mid spring, 3-4 seeds 1in deep in a 3in pot in good compost, and thin later to the best one or two plants per clump.
  • Transplant no later than 3 weeks after seeding as cucumbers have a tap root that can be easily damaged. Best grown under glass and grow best when summer really gets going.
  • To avoid bitterness, keep plants evenly moist at all times.
  • Best trained on canes or trellis to save Greenhouse space,
  • Keep them picked when small and tender (4-6 in) and they’ll keep producing