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Tortarello Verde Scuro
Tortarello Verde Scuro Italian Cucumber Seeds

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All bulk seed and seed packets are treated with fungicide.
Approx. 1,000 seeds/oz.; 2-3 lbs./acre.

Product Code: 50085

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Italian Collection of Vegetable Seed Open PollinatedWhat do these symbols mean?
(Cucumis melo (Cucumis flexuosus var. adzhur))
This is botanically a melon but the fruit tastes like a cucumber and is used like a cucumber. The fruit is tender and easier to digest than true cucumbers. It is bitter free and harvested when 9" long. It is long and dark green with spineless skin. The plants are productive vines. May take a few days longer to germinate than true cucumbers. 58 days.
7 days, 72ºF. Start early indoors and transplant after 3-5 weeks or sow directly outside when soil temperature reaches 72ºF. Cucumbers can be sowed every 3 weeks outside when insect and disease pressure is high.

Sowing: In open field, in little holes from March to June, cm 30/40 on the row and cm 100 between rows, using 2/3 seeds per hole, and thinning out after sprout.
Harvest: From June to September.




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