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Growing Cucumber

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender November 6, 2012 Posted Tags: , , Comment 3 Comments
cucumber seedling

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a very popular vegetable, originates from India where it is cultivated for more than 3000 years. Many gardeners don’t grow this tasty veg, but if you can grow tomatoes, you can succeed with cucumbers too. They are delicious in summer salads and sandwiches and if you are a fan of juicing you must try lemon cucumber. The right variety As always growing starts with choosing the right variety for your growing conditions, and with cucumbers it is especially true. Greenhouse cucumbers don’t grow well outside at all in most summers as they need lots of heat and humidity to grow successfully. Most F1 hybrid varieties are suitable for indoor growing only. These cucumbers produce all female flowers, where pollination is not necessary to produce the frui

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