Serbajadi Cucumis sativa L. (Cucurbitaceae)
Cucumbers are members of the Cucurbita family which includes pumpkins, squash, and gourds. They are a favorite garden vegetable and they are easy to grow. The plant is a climbing or trailing annual herb that can grow up to 1-3 m, and the fruits are pendulous and variable in shape and size, with pale, green flesh and many seeds. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day.They are high in magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, C and K and contains 24% protein. Fresh unripe cucumbers are usually eaten raw as salad vegetables or made into pickles, they are great on vegetable trays with dip, sliced or in salads. The ripe fruits are popular for soups. Cucumber cleanses and beautifies the skin. Because of their high water content, the cucumbers are among the lowest calories vegetables. Nevertheless, it is rich in shin-protective ingredients.
Type of vegetable:Fleshy fruited
DIRECTION OF USE
Best soil:Do best in full sun on fertile, slightly alkaline soil, improved with plenty of organic matter. The plant tolerates acid soils and can be grown in areas with very low rainfall.
How to plant:Long bean should be grown in beds. Erect appropriate supports before sowing or planting out to avoid damaging young plants.
When to harvest:About two weeks after flowering when the immature pods are fleshy, yet brittle, so harvest frequently; this also encourages greater yields. Beans are at their tastiest when pods are full sized and firm and freshly picked.
How to harvest:Cut pods with a pair of scissors.
Care:Water generously when flowering starts, to encourage pods to set. Avoid applying too much nitrogen-rich fertiliser. Leave the nutrient-rich roots to break down in the soil after harvest.
Keep away from children and pets.
Store in cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.[5 Packs] Serbajadi Seeds F1 Hybrid Cucumber - Timun ( BBS003 )
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