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Cucumis sativus ‘Danimas cucumber’

Cucumber

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Features

  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourDark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Cucumis sativus ‘Danimas cucumber’ (Cucumber). F1 hybrid. Very short-fruited variety, producing many well proportioned fruits per plant.

Characteristics

Annual, Vegetable

Origin

Southern Asia

Interest and use

Culinary, climbing, greenhouse.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

It may need staking. Harvesting may start in Late summer. Harvesting may end in Early autumn. Fairly difficult to grow.

Propagation

Propagate from seed sown in a low mound and thinned to 1 or 2 vigorous vines. Water the roots only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs/snails, mildew or heavy pruning. Vulnerable to downy mildew.

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