Cucumber Seeds - Armenian Cucumber
- 50 Seeds
- Maturity: 50-75 Days from Planting
- Melon Variety (Cucumis melo) Acting as a Cucumber
- Fruit Length: Up to 24 Inches
- Burpless, Crunchy Flavor
- Optimal for Pickling
- Light Green, Ribbed Skin
- Thrives in Hotter Climates
Despite its name and behavior, the Armenian cucumber is not truly a cucumber. Instead, it's an intriguing example of nature's versatility, being a member of the melon family (Cucumis melo) that has assumed a cucumber's role. Originating from the Armenian region, this variety has been cultivated for its unique characteristics and has, over time, made its way into gardens across the world.
The Armenian cucumber's unique genetic makeup provides it with a burpless and crunchy flavor profile, making it a delightful addition to salads or eaten raw. With its ribbed, light-green skin, the cucumber not only offers a refreshing taste but also doubles as a fantastic pickling option. Thanks to its distinctive taste, it's rapidly becoming a favorite among culinary enthusiasts.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
The Armenian cucumber is a wonder in the garden, showcasing its adaptability in various conditions. It especially thrives in warmer climates, producing prolific yields. To cultivate, plant the seeds in well-draining soil, ensuring they receive ample sunlight. While planting on the ground will result in coiled fruits, those looking for straighter produce should opt for a trellis. Regular watering and a watchful eye will ensure a bountiful harvest, with the cucumber signaling its readiness with its characteristic light-green hue and ribbed texture.
Embrace a unique blend of melon and cucumber with the Armenian Cucumber Seeds!