Striped Armenian - Organic Cucumber

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Striped Armenian cucumbers are a unique and delicious addition to your garden. These slightly fuzzy, serpentine fruits are slightly ridged with alternating dark- and light-green stripes. Harvest from 8–18". These thin-skinned cucumbers are perfect for slicing lengthwise, widthwise, diced, and julienned – they’re also great grilled, puréed, or pickled. With a delicate flavor and perfect textural component in sandwiches and sushi, Striped Armenian Cucumbers are a must-have for any cucumber lover. Add them to your next chopped salad or pasta salad today! Despite its shape, Striped Armenian is not a true cucumber, but is a member of the melon family. Also known as 'Painted Serpent. 1g ~ 30 seeds.

Plant seeds directly in the garden in the spring after the danger of frost has passed, roughly 1-2 weeks after the average last frost date and when daytime temps are near 70°F. Sow 5-6 seeds per hill and thin to 2-3 plants. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-80 degrees. For transplants, start seed indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 2-3 weeks after your average last frost date

Scientific Name: Cucumis melo
Days to Maturity: 50-75
Seed Depth: 1"
Days to Sprout: 6-10
Plant Spacing: 12"
Row Spacing: 3-6'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 6-8"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No