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




Vines and Climbers



18-24 in. (45-60 cm)



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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