Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Cucumber - Richmond Green Apple

$3.50

Cucumber – Richmond Green Apple

Cucumis sativus

Richmond Green Apple is an Australian heirloom variety with green oval fruit and crunchy white flesh. Very abundant. Low acid and delicious fruit of approximately 12 cm in diameter.

Season – spring/ summer; Sow 2cm deep; Plant spacing at 40-60cm; Germination period between 3 to 10 days; Soil temperatures between 16˚C and 35˚C; Harvest time approx. 8-10 weeks.

Cucumbers can be started early in small pots and transplanted when the weather is warmer. Best grown in an area of full sun and with regular watering. Cucumbers are a trailing plant that can be grown along the ground or trained up a trellis or framework. Will need ties to begin early training. Growing up a trellis can save space and keep fruits clean.

Seed quantity - 20