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Cucumber - Armenian
Cucumis melo (flexuosus group) Tender annual
Heirloom. Introduced form Armenia to Italy in the 1400s, this unusual and attractive 12"-18" cucumber is always sweet and crispy, even when fruit is large. Thin-skinned with dense flesh, few seeds, and a pleasant, mild flavor, it is perfect for the fresh market. handle carefully to avoid bruising. Thrives in hot weather.
Did You Know? Botanically, Armenian cucumbers are a close relative of the honeydew melon.
Soil and Water: Cucumber s love rich soil that is high in organic matter and well drained. Water heavily during fruiting.
Planting and Growing: Cucumbers seem to do best when night temperatures are around 60 degrees and day temperatures around 90 degrees.
Harvesting and Storage: These cukes grow from 2-3 feet long and 2 inches in diameter, but are best eaten when between 12-15 inches long.