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Pre-sowing • Trellis

Cucumber

Product information

€ 4,99 € 2,50

Description

The tastiest snack cucumber. This variety grows great outside or in a greenhouse. Produces a lot over a long period of time, doesn't get bitter. Hardly any seeds to get stuck in your teeth.

Temporarily 50% discount

Free delivery from € 30

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Sowing: 25 April - 31 May

Level 1

pre-sprouting

0 - 3 days

Level 2

sowed indoors

3-6 days

Level 3

first seedlings

6-11 days

Level 4

big seedlings

1-2 weeks

Level 5

little plants

2-3 weeks

Level 6

first day hardened-off

~week 3

Level 7

hardened-off 2 days

~week 3

Level 8

Hardened-off 3 days

~week 3

Level 9

Hardened-off 4 days

~week 3

Level 10

Hardened-off 5 days

~week 3

Level 11

at final spot

3-5 weeks

Level 12

little plants at trellis

5-7 weeks

Level 13

About 20 cm

7-9 weeks

Level 14

flowers visible

9-11 weeks

Level 15

first harvest

11-17 weeks

Level 16

harvesting

17-26+ weeks

Sowing time: April - May
Height: 200 cm <
Contents: 6 seeds
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Cucumber

The tastiest snack cucumber. Perfect for your garden boxes outside or a greenhouse.

This variety produces a lot and the cucumbers never get bitter. They’re smooth, seedless, and delicious.
  • Species name: Iznik
  • Family: fruit
  • Plants per square patch: 2 at the trellis
  • Height: Up to 200 cm
  • Sowing time: end of April to end of May
  • Germination time: between 20 and 25°C in 5 to 7 days
  • Time to bloom: 9 to 10 weeks
  • Sunlight: needs a sunny spot protected from the wind
We sell the seed bags separately or as part of a seed pack with our other climbing vegetables:

What's so special about our cucumber?

The Iznik is the Louis Vuitton of snack cucumbers: you can't get better and tastier cucumber than this.

It does well outdoors as well as in a greenhouse, producing many smooth 10-12 cm long cucumbers. Seedless and delicious.

Sowing and growing

Cucumbers are true summer vegetables, so they can’t stand the cold. You first sow them indoors at the end of April and plant them in your garden at the end of May.

2 plants fit in 1 square patch. You’ll put them at the back of your garden box near the trellis so they can climb. The cucumber plants make long tendrils that you'll weave through the trellis net.

Cucumbers need a lot of nutrients. Give them some extra MM-Plantfood when you move them outdoors, and add some more in mid-July.

Cucumbers don’t do well right next to a patch of tomatoes, onions, or chives. So always plant another vegetable variety between them.

Step-by-step sowing and growing instructions are in the Planty Gardening app. 

How do you use cucumber?

Snack cucumbers are delicious raw. Eat them by the fistful. Or add cubes or slices to salads.

Sour cucumber salad is popular in the Netherlands, but you can do so much more. Think Greek tzatziki, cucumber soup, or a cucumber stew with potatoes, onion, and minced meat.

No peeling necessary: the skin is thin and full of vitamins.

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