Cucumber – Perfection

£0.99

The perfect variety for ease of cultivation being effectively a cross between a greenhouse and ridge cucumber.  The plants are vigorous, hardy and very productive, being suited for ridge cultivation outdoors or equally in a glasshouse.  The cucumbers are 20-25cm in length and of excellent flavor.

  • Seed Count: 110

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Cucumber Perfection

The perfect variety for ease of cultivation being effectively a cross between a greenhouse and ridge cucumber.  The plants are vigorous, hardy and very productive, being suited for ridge cultivation outdoors or equally in a glasshouse.  The cucumbers are 20-25cm in length and of excellent flavor.  There is no need to pinch out flowers.

Cultivation advice Cucumber Perfection

Sowing Seed Depth: ½- 1″ (13-25mm)
Germination soil temperature: 70-75º F (
Days to Germination:3- 4
Sow indoors: from 5 Weeks before last frost onwards.
Spacing in beds : Trellised, 18″, on ground 36″.
Watering: Moderate until flowering, heavy from flowering to harvest.
Light: Full sun

  • Sow under cover (protected / heated) 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. (These will not germinate or thrive in cold / damp conditions, use a propagator or warm south facing draft free windowsill)
  • Transplant no later than 3 weeks after seeding as cucumbers have a tap root that can be easily damaged.
  • Cucumbers germinate and grow best when summer really gets going, this variety will thrive equally outdoors in full sun or under cover.
  • Inadequate or inconsistent watering can cause oddly shaped or poor-tasting fruit.
  • Can be trained on a trellis or grown as a ridge type on the ground.
  • Does not need male flowers removed.
  • Keep them picked and they’ll keep producing.