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Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Tendergreen'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: sativus (sa-TEE-vus) (Info)
Cultivar: Tendergreen
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Category:

Vegetables

Vines and Climbers

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Diego, California

Covington, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 12, 2006, Greenthumbe from Scripps Ranch, (San Diego), CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Hydroponically, I am growing these and so far they are doing great. Can{t wait for them to flower

Neutral

On Aug 16, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Listed by Seeds by Design and Homeharvest Seeds which offers the following description: "A "Burpless" variety that should be tried in every garden! Fruits are very smooth and sweet. Skin is not bitter; entire fruit can be eaten without peeling. These heavy yielders should be picked when 3 to 5 inches long. 55 days to harvest ."