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PlantFiles: Cucumber
Cucumis sativus 'Tendergreen'

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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

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Greenthumbe 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 Farmerdill 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 ."

Regional...

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

San Diego, California
Covington, Georgia



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