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RobinOfTheHood

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Cucumber recommendations?
« on: May 01, 2016, 22:15:10 »
I find myself all out of cuke seed and obviously need to buy some, but having grown Burpless Tasty Green for the last few years I just wonder if any of you can recommend anything better?
I will be growing in a greenhouse as always. I do have Crystal Lemon but I don't really count this as a cucumber......more as a trick to play on friends that don't like cukes... :tongue3:
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Jeannine

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2016, 23:00:03 »
If you don't mind a hybrid Carmen is my favourite,
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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2016, 09:36:08 »
I grow Socrates F1 they are not the long variety but they are about 8 ins long and I have always been pleased with the yield
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tim

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2016, 12:47:58 »
I''ve grown PASSANDRA for the last 10 years and, although I've tried others alongside, I don't see myself changing.

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2016, 13:58:18 »
indoor spiney ridge try femspot the trouble i find with all cues is one or two plants really are enough for a family so you dont really get to try more than one type every two years hope this helps
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RobinOfTheHood

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2016, 21:31:44 »
Thanks for the replies. I ended up buying a couple of plants from the nursery, Femspot and Piccolini? as they didn't have any seeds of anything recommended. Those and the Crystal Lemon should see me through the season.
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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2016, 22:04:33 »
Thanks for that Tim that is what I have sown this year.

Cucumbers are my Achilles heel so hopefully I will have the success you have had over the years.

Fingers crossed!

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2016, 09:40:57 »
Tim, lovely to see you posting :wave:. Hope you are keeping well.

Tricia - growing one each, Diva and Piccolino.

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2016, 18:31:50 »
La diva for me - I've grown them for the last 4 years :)

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Re: Cucumber recommendations?
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