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Armenian Cucumber

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We fell in love with this heirloom, also known as a snake melon, during our 2017 trials. Vigorous, full vines were quick to fill an entire trellis and start producing. Armenian produces enormous yields of light green, heavily ribbed fruits with thin, tender skins, up to 36 in. long. Fruits remain mild and tasty, and the seeds quite tender, even when they grow very large. This variety is our favorite for cucumber salad, and other recipes where you need a denser, less watery cucumber. Like other cucumber plants, Armenian Cucumber can be grown on the ground or on a trellis. When grown on the ground, the fruits tend to turn and twist into unique shapes. When grown on a trellis, the fruits are straighter. Top eating quality when harvested at 12-18" long. 50 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo 'Pale Green'
  • Height: 6-8 inches (if grown on the ground)
  • Spacing: 6-8 feet apart
  • Depth: 1 inch
  • Spread: 42-48 inches (if grown on the ground)
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: Produces high yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Long, twisting, light green fruit can grow up to 24-36 inches long, but it best when picked at 12-18 inches. Heavily ribbed, grows up to 3-4 inches in diameter, and has a mild sweet flavor.
  • Days To Maturity: 50 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (Annual)
  • Form: Vining
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, sandy, loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 50 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: This heirloom variety produces high yields of long, twisting, light green fruit. Heavily ribbed fruit can grow up to 24-36 inches long, but is best when harvested at 12-18 inches. Very pleasing mild, sweet flavor. Skin is easily digested. If grown on the ground, fruit will twist and turn into unique shapes. If grown on a trellis, fruit will grow straighter.

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