cucumber 'beit alpha'
Cucumber CRUNCH. Deliciously fresh, deep green fruit are great for that summer salad or sorting out those tired eyes for a make shift home spa. Pick at around 13cm.
Cucumber, Gherkin and Khira
Germination: 7-10 days
Matures: 50-70 days
Sow: 40cm apart
Plant: 60-90cm apart
WHAT CRAZY DAISIES LOVE
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Weighty soil
Water: Twice a day during dry periods
Food: Feed every 2 weeks
Asparagus, Beans, Corn, Dill, Lettuce, Peas, Radish and Tomatoes
Cucumbers can be started off indoors easily. Once the risk of frost has passed, start hardening the plants off, gradually getting them used to the outside by increasing the length of time before bringing them back in.
Cucumber likes like warm, humid weather and plenty of sunlight.
BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Easy to grow
Summer long crops
Cut the fruits when they are about 15-20cm long using a sharp knife.
MAKES FOR GREAT..
Cucumber water has our vote, cool, refreshing and packed with goodness.
Filled with antioxidants and micronutrients, they can keep your digestion going strong, keep you mega-hydrated and even help regulate diabetes and strengthen your bones. So much more than a salad filler huh!