True Lemon Cucumber, 1894 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

True Lemon Cucumber, 1894 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - This rust- and drought-resistant, highly productive variety is a popular market cucumber in Australia, where it is also known as Lemon or Garden Lemon cucumber due to its lemon-like appearance when ripe and its slightly citrusy flavor. Easy to digest and well-suited for pickling and fresh eating, it was listed in the 1894 catalog of Samuel Wilson of Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania. 58-70 days. ±700 seeds/oz.

  • Organic & Open-pollinated
  • Fruits resemble a lemon
  • Faint lemon flavor
  • Extremely productive
  • Rust and drought resistant
  • 58-70 days
  • 25 Seeds per packet

  • Instructions - When growing plants on a trellis, space seed 6-8" apart and thin plants as necessary; train plants to climb the trellis with initial guidance. Alternatively, make 12" hills at least 6' apart. Plant 6-8 cucumber seeds per hill 1" deep. After germination, thin to 3-4 plants per hill. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost. Cucumbers benefit from steady moisture.

    Direct Seed: 1" Deep

    Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

    Thin: To 3-4 Plants

    Light: Full Sun

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