Cucumber Seeds - Metki Pale Green Armenian Yard-Long


68 days. Mild flavored, light green fruits can grow to enormous lengths, but are best when harvested at 5 to 12 inches. Grows slender and curved with light green skin, the longest cucumber seed available for purchase. The Armenian Yard-Long cucumber is an early variety of cucumber that is sweet and tender. The Armenian Yard-Long is light green and heavily ribbed, and grows to be up to twelve inches long. Since this variety is mature in sixty eight days, a steady harvest can be achieved by planting regularly throughout the season. Approx. 876 seeds/oz.

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Growing Armenian Yard-Long Cucumber Garden Seeds

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Believed to originate from India, Armenian Cucumbers flourish in mild to warm climates and requires lots of water. The fruit can grow to enormous lengths, earning it the name, The Snake Melon. Also knows as the Pale Green Metki, this plant has a vine growth habit and does well when vines are trellised. Plant 14 days after the last frost. Disease resistant. These cucumbers take on a yellow hue when ripe and emits an aroma similar to cantaloupe. The fruit is very sweet and tender. Use in a variety of recipes that call for cucumbers. Armenian Yard-Long cucumber seeds need full sun and should be planted in warm soil with a pH level between 6 and 6.8. Sow the seeds an inch deep with 36 inches between plants. If you are using a trellis, a foot between plants is adequate. Cucumbers will need regular watering while growing. When ready to harvest, cut the Armenian Yard-Long cucumbers at the stem.

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