Greenhouse Cucumber Gardening Guides for Teachers
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Greenhouse Cucumber Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens

Greenhouse Cucumber Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens

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  • Cucumber, Greenhouse Vegetable
  • Cucumber, Greenhouse Growing guide Keep soil moist.Ventilate greenhouse and spray floor with water to keep air humid.Tie side shoots to wires or net, removing their growing tips two leaves beyond each fruit GROW PLANT Suggested varieties: Cumlaude F1, Flamingo F1 (female) Sow seed in pots, 1.5cm deep on their side.Transplant into large pots. ‘F1’ varieties produce only female flowers; fertilised fruit is bitter Equipment needed Stakes, twine, wires or net Cut (not pull) green cucumbers when a reasonable size and the sides have grown parallel.Yellow fruit are overripe and will stop the plant producing fruit if not removed EAT J Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Trickier Average time to harvest 12 weeks Germination time 3-5 days Average plant size 2m tall; side shoots 60cm Family group to grow with Cucurbits: pumpkin, squashes Seed saving group 5 - Specialist or not applicable Key nutritional content Low calorie complement