Jamieson Brothers® Cucumber Marketmore Vegetable Seeds (approx. 40 seeds)
Cucumber Marketmore Vegetable Seeds (approx. 40 seeds)
A popular variety producing heavy yields of smooth, dark green fruits with white spines, growing to 20cm. Resistant to scab, mosaic virus, downy and powdery mildew, alternaria leaf spot and anthracnose. An excellent slicing cucumber! Can also be grown on a trellis to save space.
Perfect for salads.
CHARACTERISTICS:Height: 1m-1.5m Spread: 0.1m-0.5m Harvest: July-September Exposure: Full sun to partial shade Garden Use: Ideal for pots, planters and in the greenhouse Benefits: Delicious crops for your summer salads
Seeds should be sown under cover (protected) from Feb-June,3-4 seeds 1in deep in a 3in pot in good compost,and thin later to the best one or two plants per pot. Transplant no later than 3 weeks after seeding as cucumbers have a tap root that can be easily damaged. Ensure the weather is warm if planting outside, ensuring a sheltered and sunny position.
Cucumbers germinate and grow best when the temoperature rises or under glass.
Bitterness can be avoided by keeping plants evenly moist at all times.
Can be trained on a trellis to save garden space or left to roam.
Keep the crops picked and the plants will keep producing.