Cucumber – Hmong

Cucumber – Hmong

Cucumber, Cucumis sativus ‘Hmong Red’

 

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)

Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)

Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)

Cultivar: Hmong Red

 

Category:

Vegetables

Vines and Climbers

 

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

 

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

 

Seed Type:

Open Pollinated

 

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

 

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

 

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

 

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

 

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

 

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

 

Seed Collecting:

Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

 

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