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3 Organic 'Marketmore' Cucumber Plants

RHS Award Winning Cucumber for even the British weather

The Highlights

    • RHS Award Winner for reliable, heavy crops
    • Suitable for growing outside or indoors in pots
    • Cool, fresh flavour and crisp texture
    • Excellent versatile cucumber for use in salads or to garnish drinks
    • Eat as mini cucumbers or allow to grow to full size
    • Long cropping season - harvest fresh when needed

3 Organic 'Marketmore' Cucumber Plants

RHS Award Winning Cucumber for even the British weather
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The Highlights

    • RHS Award Winner for reliable, heavy crops
    • Suitable for growing outside or indoors in pots
    • Cool, fresh flavour and crisp texture
    • Excellent versatile cucumber for use in salads or to garnish drinks
    • Eat as mini cucumbers or allow to grow to full size
    • Long cropping season - harvest fresh when needed

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

3 Plug Plants
Plug plants are small seedlings that allows you to skip the germination process involved in having to sow from seed.

Height on arrival:

10-20cm

Eventual height:

3m

Eventual spread:

45cm

Tasting notes:

Slightly bitter, fresh, hydrating cucumber taste

Time to first crop:

8-10 weeks
Best harvested when the cucmber reaches 15-20cm

Hardiness:

Not Hardy
Plant outside after frost and keep in a sunny, sheltered location.

Uses:

Salads, Sandwiches, In Drinks, Pickles

Rootstock:

Spacing:

45-90cm
If growing vertically up a support then space the plants 45cm apart. If left to sprawl along the flaw then space 90cm apart.

Care Guide

Good disease/pest resistance

Marketmore is particularly good at resisting common cucumber problems such as Powdery Mildew. However

Water Regularly

Full sun in a sheltered positionMORE

Full sun in a sheltered position

Cucumber plants need 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day. If possible

Fertile

well-draining soil

Feed Regularly

As soon as the plant begins to produce flowers then start feeding them every fortnight with a high potash feed such as organic liquid tomato feed.MORE

Some required

Once the plant has produced around 10 leaves you should prune off the growing tip so the plant can direct energy towards growing fruit.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

Planting Calendar

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