Cucumis sativus, (Circa 1894) - A very interesting, Roundish Ridge type, quick-growing variety producing loads of small, delightful, rounded, very pale lemony tennis ball-sized fruit. The crisp, tender flesh has a sweet flavour with no bitter aftertaste and is very juicy, Excellent for slicing, pickling or stuffed & is great for kids to grow, small fruit that can climb over a trellis or fence or even on the ground. (Ridge type - leave the flowers on) Can be grown inside as a climber but leave flowers on., Seed Count Approx - 50 avg
SOWING - Best sown in a propagator between Mar & Apr, or May to June if sowing seeds directly outdoors. Sow seeds on their sides at a depth of 1cm in 7.5cm pots of free-draining, seed compost. Transfer young plants into 25cm pots in late Mar (heated) or late May (unheated) & harden off the plants before transferring them outside. Keep evenly moist – little & often is best. Train the main stem up wire or cane.