Cucumber, Armenian

Cucumis melo
$2.99 to $35.75
SKU: 1357
  • Light green, ribbed fruits
  • Fruits grow up to 24 inches
  • Crunchy, burpless flesh, never bitter
  • Great for pickles
  • 50-75 days
  • ±890 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $35.75

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(aka Snake Melon, Serpent Cucumber) Looks and tastes like a cucumber but botanically a melon. Crunchy flesh is burpless, never bitter, and makes great pickles. Prolific output, performs especially well in hot climates. Light green ribbed fruits grow up to two feet long; they grow straight when trellised but tend to twist when grown on the ground. 50-75 days. ±890 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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.