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Long Green has that old-fashioned, delicate, refreshing cucumber flavour. Produces large, straight emerald green fruit that are ideal for slicing or pickling. With milder flavour & thicker skin than Telegraph or Lebanese cucumbers, Long Green is delightful peeled & shaved into crisp, translucent slices.
For early sowing, raise in pots of Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix in a well-lit, protected spot. Transplant after 3-4 weeks. For direct sowing press 4-5 seeds into mounds of moist soil 40cm apart. Later thin to the two strongest plants. Plants can also be sown next to a supporting trellis or tripod (approx 1.5m).
Grow in a Sunny, well-drained position. Prepare soil by adding Yates Thrive Natural Blood & Bone. Water regularly (to avoid bitter fruit) at plant base and apply Yates Thrive Vegie & Herb Liquid Plant Food at regular intervals. Protect from snails and slugs.
Great companion plant for basil, Beans, broccoli, carrots, corn, lettuce, potatoes, parsnip, radish and tomotoes. Pick fruit regularly to prevent them getting tough. Pick fruit regularly (when abut 25cm) to prolong harvest.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct Sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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