Plant Information

Telegraph Improved Cucumber

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Common Name: English Cucumber, Slicing Cucumber

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Climbing, Spreading

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 72 - 96" (183 - 244cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This English cucumber is longer (up to 18 in.) and thinner than traditional cucumbers, with very small, soft seeds. The fruit is burpless, mild-flavored and never bitter. It stays crisp and fresher longer than other varieties.

Grower Information:

Produces excellent yields of 15 to 18-in. (38 to 46-cm) long, dark green, burpless cucumbers that stay crisp and fresher longer than other varieties.