The Little Veggie Patch Co

Cucumber 'Green Gem' Heirloom Seeds

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  • Heirloom Cucumber Seeds
  • Full sun, Well Drained Soil
  • Grows Wells With Corn & Eggplant
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The Little Veggie Patch Co, Cucumber 'Green Gem' Heirloom Seeds

Growing your own produce is made easy with The Little Veggie Patch Co's heirloom seeds. These cucumbers are highly disease resistant and produce high yields of smooth, dark green fruits that typically grow to around 20cm in length. Pick frequently to encourage more fruit. Vegan and cruelty free.

PLEASE NOTE WA & TAS buyers: there are quarantine regulations with sending seeds to these parts of Australia. Quarantine may inspect your parcel and if so, there is a possibility of being charged a fee of $39.50. Please be aware that Flora & Fauna accept no liability for this fee.

Get heritage seeds and seeds kits at The Little Veggie Patch Co at Flora & Fauna. Their journey began in 2008 when they installed raised garden beds and larger edible gardens in people's homes. They are passionate about the slow food movement and raising awareness about the origins of our produce. Their mission is to remind people to be more mindful about the foods they consume and to encourage them to grow fresh, better-tasting produce at home. Their range of heirloom seeds has now expanded to over 50 varieties. No matter whether you live in an apartment or a block of land, growing your own produce is made easier.

When to Plant:

Zone 1: October - DecemberZone 2: September - JanuaryZone 3: August - MarchZone 4: February - September

Soil: Prepare a well-drained, moderately fertile soil. Mix in compost and well-rotted animal manure a fortnight prior to planting.

Position: Sunny spot in well-drained soil. Plant at the base of your eggplant or corn. Alternatively, consider growing the plant on a trellis to save space.

How to Plant: Sow the seeds directly into the patch once the soil temperature reaches approximately 18-20 degrees. Water daily for the first month and then cut back to 3 times a week, weather dependent.

Spacing: 60-80cm

Depth: 2-3cm

Companion Plants: Corn, Eggplant

Approximate Number of Seeds: 30-35

Cucumber 'Green Gem' Heirloom Seeds

Cucumber 'Green Gem' Heirloom Seeds