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Mr Fothergill's Cucumber Pickling Gherkin
Cucumis sativus - Cucumber Pickling Gherkin
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Grow gherkins in your garden, and enjoy delicious meals with your very own, home grown produce. Cucumber Pickling Gherkin seeds produce heavy crops of traditional, early maturing gherkins that are great for pickling whole or sliced. You will enjoy good yields throughout the summer.

Colour — Yellow
Flower Colour — Yellow
Fruiting Period — Summer, Autumn
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Planting Advice

Sow 12mm deep, direct in final position. Sow 2 or 3 seeds in clumps, later thinning to the strongest seedling. Allow 40-50cm between clumps. When young plants have 5 or 6 leaves, pinch out growing tips to encourage growth of side shoots. Keep well watered. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.

Watering needs

Keep this plant well watered.

Pruning Advice

Pinch out growing tips to encourage growth of side shoots.