Cucumber Lemon Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse
Lemon Cucumbers have a distinctive flavor, shape and yellow coloring to them.
A slicer cucumber, this variety is a treasured choice for summer salads. The cucumber, almost round, is about 3.5" long. This cucumber will turn an alluring lemon-shade of yellow when it is mature.
- Flavor: Sweet cucumber.
- Preparation Ideas: Salads, pickling, and Asian cuisine.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 1.75
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 8-10 Days
- Days to Maturity: 65 Days
- Growth Type: Vining
- Planting Depth: .5"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Lemon Cucumber seeds every 6' in rows.
Instructions: In full sun, sow a few Lemon Cucumber seeds over a hill 12" tall and 2' across with well-drained soil. For smaller gardens, plant alongside a fence or trellis. When plants are 2" tall, thin to 3 plants per hill. Plant at 3 week intervals up to midsummer for fresh cucumbers all season. Keep fruits picked.
Suggestions: Plant cucumber seeds only after all danger of frost is past and the ground is warm. They need lots of sunshine and water. Keep weeds to a minimum with a straw or leaf mulch.