cucumber 'Crystal Lemon'

cucumber or Cucumis sativus 'Crystal Lemon'

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approx 30 seeds £2.79
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Buy cucumber 'Crystal Lemon' cucumber or Cucumis sativus 'Crystal Lemon': Small, rounded yellow fruits

  • Position: full sun, sheltered and warm
  • Soil: moist and fertile with lots of added organic matter

    The perfect cucumber for popping in the kids' lunchboxes for a healthy snack, this vigorous climber is smothered in small, round fruits like yellow tennis balls for months in late summer. It's an easy-going plant, as happy outside as under cover, and as well as being very pretty, the flavour is excellent – sweet, mild, and very juicy.

  • Growing Instructions: Sow three or four seeds into a 9cm pot of seed compost in late spring and keep warm in a propagator or on a sunny windowsill. Once seedlings have produced three true leaves, pot on individually. Once all threat of frost has passed, harden off carefully and plant into the final growing site allowing 60cm between plants. Protect young plants against slugs. Grow up supports such as hazel wigwams or trellis to show off the fruit and keep plants off the ground.

  • Sow: April to June

  • Harvest: July to October

  • Approximate quantity: 30 seeds.

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Nice little plant


Nice and easy to grow did have a slight problem with white patches on the leaves. Nice and tasty as well.




Attractive to look at, weak tasting


Look great, good talking point at lunch, but taste disappointing. Very weak flavour




Deliciuos, prolific


Very nice little cucumbers. They like full sun and fertile soil. The kids love the taste and the novelty. I've never grown cucumbers before, either outdoor or greenhouse but I will do again.




cucumber Crystal Lemon

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