gourd family, cucurbit family Cucumis sativus

Cleopatra cucumber

You can find it on local markets in Egypt, the small crisp cucumber called Cleopatra. It tastes so good, that we immediately started a selection for our climate zone. And here it is! It is a refreshing snack and tastes the best when cut in small cubes in Greek salad.

Sow from middle of April: 2 seeds per 8cmcm pot or directly in the open land from middle of May. Plant distances 50x50cm. Nutrient-rich soil, compost and mulch cover are beneficial. For more efficiency, plant lettuce, turnip cabbage or radish between the young cucumber plants or combine with maize.

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Sowing quantity 20 - 25 g/Are

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07230
Portion (ca. 30 plants)
4.50 CHF
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