Cucumis sativus 'Burpless Tasty Green'
Cucumber - F1 Hybrid 'Burpless Tasty Green'
Cucumis sativus 'Burpless Tasty Green' is fantastic variety, and aptly named: no indigestion problems with this cucumber! It produces cucumbers that are crisp and delicious, with no bitterness and ideal to eat just like celery. Pick at 20-25cm (8-10in) long when flavour and vitamin content is very high. Very easy to grow.
|Botanical name||Cucumis sativus|
|Common name||Cucumber - F1 Hybrid 'Burpless Tasty Green'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||2.6m - 4m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds in mid spring 1cm (½in) deep in 8cm (3in) pots of moist compost. Germination usually takes 7-10 days at 21-24C (70-75F). Gradually acclimatise the plants to outdoor conditions before planting outdoors after all risk of frost has passed 60cm (24in) apart. Plant in a sunny sheltered spot, in fertile moist but well drained soil and keep well watered. Pinch out the growing point when 6 leaves have been made and train the shoots produced up netting, trellis etc. Do not remove the male flowers from this variety. Harvest the fruits before they reach full size for improved quality and better cropping. Tasty Green also grows happily in a greenhouse.|