Mr Fothergills#ad - Improved petita type. Vigorous, strong plants producing mini, bitter-free cues. All female variety best grown in a greenhouse or tunnel. Source of vitamin C and vitamin A. Provide support and train plants up canes, strings or netting.
#adJohnsons Seeds#ad - Cucumber Socrates F1 seeds. An 'all female'* variety suitable for growing in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Average 5 Seeds. Occasionally male flowers those without a swelling behind the flower may form, robust plants producing large crops of good quality, these should be removed.
#adPremier Seeds Direct#ad - It is better to sow later if you cannot maintain the minimum temperature early in spring. Tie the plants to supports as they climb. Professional defra licenced quality seed supply only - Minimal packaging - Ziplock labelled bags - Instructions not attached - See details provided above for cultivation advice.
Sow seed edgewise at 1cm deep in individual pots temperature during germination is crucial.
Plant to the growing position when 10cm tall, avoiding disturbing the roots. The variety crops after 10-12 weeks at the correct temperature. Male flowers can appear if the plants are stressed which should be removed. Sow feb – apr at a minimum temperature of 21C for germination.
#adPremier Seeds Direct#ad - Ensure the weather is warm if planting outside, ensuring a sheltered and sunny position. Best trained on canes or trellis to save Greenhouse space. To avoid bitterness, keep plants evenly moist at all times.
Keep them picked when small and tender 4-6 in and they'll keep producing. Transplant no later than 3 weeks after seeding as cucumbers have a tap root that can be easily damaged. Professional defra licenced 07274 Quality Seed Supply only - Minimal packaging - Ziplock labelled bags.
Kraido Seeds#ad - In the packet you will get 50 seeds protected in a little aluminium foil sachet, with sow by date November 2025. Fruits are growing on sprawling vines and when fully developed they are 3. 5" long and 1" thick. Companion planting assists in pollination and controlling pests and helps you make the best use of your gardening space.
In small gardens, trellis or cage if wire is available. Pickled gherkins can be eaten as a snack, chopped and stirred into egg salad, minced into a relish, or layered into burgers and sandwiches.
High yielding french heirloom variety, producing numerous small green fruits, and black thorns. Best suited for outdoor growing, with grooves, but will do well in a greenhouse too.
The skin is firm, textured, and light green, with a crunchy, juicy flesh. The fruits can be consumed fresh or served with dips. For best results, you can train cucumbers on a fence, don't let the plant grow too large at the expense of the fruit. Great companions for cucumbers are beans, lettuce, onions, broccoli, peas, radishes. Depending on growing conditions, seeds should germinate in 7-14 days.