Single Packet of 90 Seeds
Grow a garden filled with the Lemon Cucumber, from freshly harvested Cucumis sativus seeds. Lemon Cucumber will differ from the traditional green cucumbers in the sense that they will produce 3 inch, round fruits. These heirlooms have a hard outer skin that is bright yellow, accented with small, dark green spots. Lemon Cucumber is perfect for slicing, to enjoy raw or as an addition in fresh garden salads. They are both tasty and refreshing with their crisp, mild flavor.
Lemon Cucumber is a prolific variety that performs well in hot climates. The vines grow quickly, taking up roughly 2 feet of land. You might consider providing your cucumber plants a trellis or other support to grow these vines vertically. The vining plants grow to a mature height of roughly 1 foot tall, if grown without supports and will produce round fruits on the ground. The Lemon Cucumber are ready for harvesting in about 65 days.
Cucumbers taste great in salads, and most varieties are pickled as well. There are several health benefits that you may be interested in learning about, when it comes to consuming cucumbers. Some of these benefits include, reduced risk of cancer, reduced inflammation, fresher breath and benefits in weight loss. For more information on the benefits of eating cucumbers such as this, check out this article.
Sowing The Seeds