Cucumber (c. sativus) Plants
Cucumber plants are one of the easy vegetables to grow for everyone. They are delicious when picked straight from the vine and more so as you hvae grown them yourself. They can be grown in containers in the greenhouse, or growbags and even some can be grown out of doors.
- Cucumber plants for the greenhouse are the ones with smooth skin and little bumps, long and resemble the ones you buy in the supermarkets.
- Outdoor cucumbers have ridges, they are shorter and need to be pollinated.
- Scotplants Direct has only Female cucumber plants which mean the fruit will not be bitter
- Harvest about 12 weeks after planting or sowing