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Week 9 – February 29, 2024

Plant Information

Quick Snack Edible Potted Cucumber

New variety!
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Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Common Name: Cucumber

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Climbing, Trailing

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Heavy

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 15 - 20" (38 - 51cm)

Height: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Width: 15 - 20" (38 - 51cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: The perfect addition to brighten up your windowsill or table top. It provides deliciously crisp and sweet cucumbers for your recipes! It will produce handfuls of small, cocktail-sized cucumbers for a few weeks. Be sure to place it in a location with high light and keep well-watered to allow fruit to mature. Harvest the fruit at 1.5 to 2.5 in./4 to 6 cm long to promote new flowers and fruit.

Grower Information:

Buy. Eat. Repeat!
The Kitchen Minis™ collection includes potted vegetable plants consumers can grow inside on a sunny windowsill or counter, without a garden!
Easy-to-grow Kitchen Minis encourage consumers to harvest and enjoy their own homegrown indoor vegetables, with a fresh harvest over a few weeks!

  • Plants benefit from being trellised to keep upright and pinched when plant reaches top of trellis.
  • Deliciously crisp and sweet cucumbers for your recipes! Eat fresh off the plant, or add to a vegetable platter or fresh salad. 
  • Produces handfuls of small, cocktail-sized cucumbers over a few weeks.
  • Parthenocarpic variety will set fruit without a pollinator! Perfect for growing indoors or on a balcony. If grown on its own, fruit will be seedless. If grown next to other cucumbers with male flowers, there is potential to set seed.  
  • Be sure to place it in a location with high light and keep well-watered to allow fruit to mature.
  • For best flavour, pick when fruit is 1.5 to 2.5 in./4 to 6 cm long.

Plug crop time: direct sow 3-4 weeks, or 128 cell tray 1-2 weeks
Potting to sale: 6 weeks
Pot size: 6-8 in./15-20 cm