(Cucumis sativus) (aka Lemon, Garden Lemon) Heirloom listed in the
1894 catalog of Samuel Wilson of Mechanicsville,
Pennsylvania. Once a popular market variety in
Australia. Short and plump, resembles a lemon in
size, shape, and color; mature fruits even have a
faint lemony flavor. Used for pickling, slicing, and
in salads. Very easy to digest. Rust and drought
resistant, extremely productive. 58-70 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the
last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart
in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4
weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest.
Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture.
Provide support for vines to save space. ± 700 seeds/oz
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