VEGETABLE CUCUMBER CARMEN F1
£1.69 – £14.99
- Product: Cucumber
- Categories: Vegetables
- Item: Carmen
- WooCategory1: Vegetables
- WooCategory2: Cucumber
- gtin: 5055923629833
A very productive early maturing F1 hybrid producing cylindrical, very straight fruits, slightly ribby, dark and glossy with a short neck and around 34-40cm long with good shelf life. Vigorous growth habit and high resistance to powdery mildew. This is a glasshouse variety and needs good warmth to get the best results.
Â· Sow Feb â€“ Apr at a minimum temperature of 21C for germination.
Â· Sow seed edgewise at 1cm deep in individual pots (temperature during germination is crucial).
Â· It is better to sow later if you cannot maintain the minimum temperature early in spring.
Â· Plant to the growing position when 10cm tall, avoiding disturbing the roots.
Â· Male flowers can appear if the plants are stressed which should be removed.
Â· Tie the plants to supports as they climb.
Â· The variety crops after 10-12 weeks at the correct temperature.