Long, slender fruits with a distinctive pale green color and ridged skin that makes for decorative slices. This prolific vine, related to cucumber but actually a melon, sets sweet, crunchy fruit right up until frost.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)
Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)
Row Space: 36″ (91cm)
Sprouts In: 7-14 days
Plant in rich, well-drained soil in full sun after last spring frost, when soil has warmed to at least 65°F. Start indoors three to four weeks before last spring frost date, and transplant carefully as roots are fragile. Water consistently. Pick fruits regularly for best production.
Armenian cucumbers taste best when harvested at 12-18″ long. Trellis for best-shaped fruits.