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Greenpatch Organic Seeds

Cucumber (African Horned) Seeds

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Cucumis metuliferous

African Horned cucumber produces fruit to 15cm long that have 1cm spines on the skin, orange at maturity. Sweet green jelly-like flesh inside. Four times the Vitamin C of oranges. Summer salad vegetable likes rich well watered soil. 

African Horned Cucumber is a vigorous vine that can be grown on trellises or on the ground. It will handle poor soils relatively well. Mulch around plant to reduce water usage and reduce weed pressure. After 80 days plants will begin to set fruit which can be eaten when green or let mature to an orange colour.

The fruit has some large spikes - It is recommended to use gloves when handling.

- Sow Spring and Summer
- Sow direct into the garden or in pots and transplant when 5cm tall
- 100 days to harvest

Certified Organic - Grown at Greenpatch Organic Seeds

Cannot send to WA.