Dub Category - NewGipps Vegetable Flower Herb seeds and Bulbs

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CUCUMBERS

VEGETABLE SEEDS

(Cucumis sativus). Sow 1 cm deep October to December (cold), September to January (temp), August to March (trop), after all danger of frost has passed. Needs fertile soil. Keep plants well watered and pick fruit before they begin to yellow. Avoid transplanting. 30-35 s/g

OUTDOOR/GARDEN VARIETIES

african-horned-cucumber

1477: African Horned Cucumber

Not to Western Australia. This unusual cucumber has unique Golden “Horned” fruit growing to 10 cm. long. Green flesh has a taste of the tropics. Can be used as a dessert. It may not fully mature in cold areas. Packets only.

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armenian

1467: Armenian

Long pale ribbed fruit with beautiful sweet taste and texture. Best picked at 30 cm. May not mature in cold areas. Packets only.

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burpless-hybrid

1462: Burpless Hybrid

Fruit to 45 cm. Best when grown up a trellis. Easily digested and delicious picked at 30 cm. Resists Powdery Mildew and tolerates Downy Mildew.

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bush-crop

1481: Bush Crop

Good size fruit on a small space saving plant. Ideal for large containers or where space is at a premium. Packets only.

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clarion-pickling-hybrid

1466: Clarion Pickling Hybrid

A dark green pickling cucumber capable of very heavy crops for pickles or Gherkins. Resists Downy and Powdery Mildew. Can be used as a miniature slicing cultivar.

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crystal-salad

1475: Crystal Salad

An elongated Apple type with white skin and green flecks. Earlier maturing than older types.

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cucumber-mixture

2060: Cucumber Mixture

A blend of most our cucumbers representing many different types and varieties.

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green-gem

1476: Green Gem

Long Dark green fruit are produced from this first class cultivar. Resistant to both Powdery and Downy Mildew.

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long-white-sweet

1473: Long White Sweet

Sweet white fruit to around 14 cm. Very heavy producer.

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muncher-burpless

1464: Muncher Burpless (new!)

Thin skinned open pollinated outdoor Lebanese type. Tasty young or fully mature, expect fruit around 17 cm long.

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patio-snacker-hybrid

1460: Patio Snacker Hybrid

Short branching vines make this variety most suited to large containers or compact outdoor gardens. Use a short trellis. Fruit crunchy, dark green and typically 4cm by 18cm long. Matures quickly in around 60 days.

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revel

1471: Revel

Very high quality with very attractive dark green fruit. Resistant to Downy and Powdery Mildew, Cucumber Mosaic virus and Scab.

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richmond-green-apple

1461: Richmond Green Apple

Skin is green and white. Flesh is white and crisp. “Apple” style fruit. Prolific and tasty. An Australian Heirloom variety

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GLASS/POLY HOUSE VARIETIES

To be trellised in a glasshouse. Growing instructions included.

bandit-hybrid

1468: Bandit Hybrid

Seedless. Fruit is dark green, around 35cm long and shows resistance to Scab, Target Spot and tolerance to Powdery Mildew

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colorado-hybrid

1480: Colorado Hybrid

Superb Glasshouse Lebanese type. Expect high yields from this variety. Suited to Spring, Summer and early Autumn periods. Expect multiple 15 to 17 cm fruit from each node. Resists Powdery Mildew.

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OTHER CUCUMBERS

mouse-melon-mexican-sour-gherkin

1482: Mouse Melon( Mexican Sour Gherkin). (new!)

Grow as for cucumbers, preferably on a support. Native of Mexico and Central America. This relative of the cucumber produces heavy crops of grape sized fruit similar to miniature watermelons. Use raw in salads, whole or sliced, or in salsa sauces.

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