Cucumber Seeds - Tokiwa 'Tokyo Green'
- Seed Count: 20 Seeds
- Maturity Date: Approximately 60 days from planting
- Plant Type: Tokiwa 'Tokyo Green' Cucumber
- Growth Habit: Vining, requires support
- Fruit Characteristics: Long, slender, dark green
- Optimal Soil Condition: Well-drained, fertile soil
- Planting Depth: Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
History: Tokiwa 'Tokyo Green' Cucumber, a Japanese variety, is celebrated for its exceptional quality and has been an integral part of Japanese gardening and cuisine for years. Known for its impeccable texture and flavor, it represents the rich agricultural tradition of Japan, where precision and quality in vegetable cultivation are highly valued. This variety reflects the ingenuity and dedication to excellence of Japanese horticulture.
Uses: The Tokiwa 'Tokyo Green' Cucumber is sought after for its crisp texture and mild flavor, making it an excellent choice for fresh salads, sushi, and sandwiches. Its slender, dark green fruits are perfect for pickling and are a staple in many Japanese dishes. Its versatility in the kitchen makes it a favorite among chefs and home cooks alike.
Growth Habit & Planting Instructions: This cucumber variety grows as a vine and requires support, such as trellising, to encourage healthy growth and ease of harvest. Plant the seeds in well-drained, fertile soil in a location that receives full sun. The seeds should be sown about 1/2 inch deep, with plants spaced approximately 18-24 inches apart. Regular watering, particularly during fruit development, is essential. The Tokiwa 'Tokyo Green' Cucumber is known for its vigorous growth and productivity, making it a rewarding choice for both experienced gardeners and beginners. With proper care, these plants will yield a bountiful harvest of high-quality cucumbers that are both delicious and visually appealing.