Cucumis melo. Armenian cucumbers are actually genetically melons that taste and behaves like a cucumber. It has a burpless ribbed light green flesh and a refreshing taste that is great for pickles. They will grow into coils if planted on ground, however a trellis will usually develop straighter fruit. It's extremely prolific and does well in hotter climates. 

Melon, Armenian Cucumber

    • Light green, ribbed fruits 

    • Can grow up to 24 inches long 

    • Burpless flesh, crunchy, and refreshing taste 

    • Excellent for pickling 

    • 50-75 days 

    • 25 Seeds/Packet 

    • Planting - Armenian Cucumber  

    • Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost.   

    • Plant 6-8 seeds per hill  

    • Thin to 3-4 plants  

    • Prefers full sunlight  

    • Harvesting - Armenian Cucumber  

    • Plan harvest in early morning,  

    • Immerse in cold water after harvesting to increase storage life  

    • Best picked between 12-18 inches long and 2 ½ inches in diameter  

    • Use a small serrated knife or another cutting tool, pulling may damage the cucumber and plant. 


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