CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

Cucumis sativus
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
We have managed to track down the original strain of this iconic Australian heirloom. Our cucumber has white skin, delicious citrusy flesh and is the size of a small apple, just like the ones described in the best Australian seed catalogues in the 1930's.
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SEEDS: S1042

Growing Information

Sow direct in Spring
Height To 30cm
Position in FULL SUN
30 Seeds Per Packet
TENDER ANNUAL
Space at 70cm
Thirsty plant
85% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

CUCUMBER 'CRYSTAL APPLE'

Cucumis sativus
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
We have managed to track down the original strain of this iconic Australian heirloom. Our cucumber has white skin, delicious citrusy flesh and is the size of a small apple, just like the ones described in the best Australian seed catalogues in the 1930's.
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SEEDS: S1042
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