Cucumber, Blue Leaf Lebanese 'Lyman' F1 (Cucumus sativus)
Blue Leaf(TM) cucumbers have a greater disease resistance, greater vigour and fruit longer than traditional varieties. ‘Lyman’ is a multi fruited Lebanese cucumber for harvesting from early December until late March. Sow September until early December.
When to sow: Early September indoors or mid November to mid-December in situ
Where to sow: In a 7.5cm pot or direct Depth to sow: 1/2 cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 40cm; Between rows 120cm or on trellis
Directions: Sow one seed to a 7.5cm pot on a hot bed during early September and plant out in November. Sow a later crop in situ in mid-November to mid-December. Plant 40cm apart in a 120cm wide bed or grow on a trellis.