Cucumber, True Lemon

Cucumis sativus
SKU: 0213A 1oz
  • Organic
  • Fruits resemble a lemon
  • Faint lemon flavor
  • Extremely productive
  • Rust and drought resistant
  • 58-70 days
  • ±700 seeds/oz


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(aka Lemon, Garden Lemon) Listed in the 1894 catalog of Samuel Wilson of Mechanicsville, PA. 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. ±700 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.