Cucumber, Sikkim seeds

$3.25

60 days. A rare ancient cucumber from the Sikkim region of Northern India/Nepal. Large 1 kg sweet fruits have absolutely no bitterness even when grown in less than optimum conditions.

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60 days. A rare ancient cucumber from the Sikkim region of Northern India/Nepal. Large 1 kg sweet fruits have absolutely no bitterness even when grown in less than optimum conditions.  Fruits start green then gradually develop a bizarre but visually attractive rich brown crackled skin. Great fresh, sushi, salad rolls, pickles, etc. Black spines.

  • Seed Count: 12-15
  • Collection Date: Oct 2018
  • Hardiness Zone: annual
  • Height and Width: climber
  • Habitat: humus rich fertile moist soils; full sun
  • Germination test type: float; cut

How to germinate Sikkim cucumber seeds:

Sow 2cm deep in moist medium. Germinates 7-10 days at 20-25C. Best as 3-4 week transplants. Use paper or peat pots; roots hate disturbance decanted from plastic. Heavy feeders, needs water & warmth. Habitat: full to semi sun, warm well-draining fertile soil. Mulch. Strong trellis keeps bugs off your veggies & easier harvesting. Greenhouse/outside culture. 4-4-4 liquid fertilizer every 1-2 weeks is good.

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Weight 5 g

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