Cucumber Euphya F1 

£16.99

At last, a modern all female F1 commercial variety available to the home grower, delivering high quality thin skinned, long, straight fruit, easy for picking.  Impressive disease resistance assures good harvests even in poor damp British summers.  Under glass will always deliver the best crop but this variety will grow outdoors

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 Cucumber Euphya F1 

At last, a modern all female F1 commercial variety available to the home grower, delivering high quality thin skinned, long, straight fruit, easy for picking.  Impressive disease resistance assures good harvests even in poor damp British summers.  Under glass will always deliver the best crop but this variety will grow outdoors

Like many all-female modern hybrid cucumbers, seeds of Euphya are expensive, however the size of the crop and quality and well worth the small investment

Cultivation advice  Cucumber Euphya F1 

  • Sow Feb – Apr at a minimum temperature of 21 C for germination.
  • Sow seed edgewise at 1 cm deep in individual pots (temperature during germination is crucial).
  • It is better to sow later if you cannot maintain the minimum temperature early in spring.
  • Plant to the growing position when 10 cm tall, avoiding disturbing the roots.
  • Male flowers can appear if the plants are stressed which should be removed.
  • Tie the plants to supports as they climb.
  • The variety crops after 10-12 weeks at the correct temperature.