Gherkin - National - 25 Seeds

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Description

Very quick growing and prolific in habit. Produces a mass of small prickly fruit for pickling.

Sowing Time: February to April.
 
Germination: Germinates at 20°C.
 
Sowing Instructions: Sow seeds in 1cm (½in) deep in 8cm (3in) pots of moist compost. Germination usually takes 10-12 days.
 
Growing Instructions: Acclimatise the plants to outdoor conditions before planting outdoors after all risk of frost has passed 60cm (24in) apart. Plant in a sunny sheltered spot, in fertile moist but well drained soil and keep well watered.
 
After Care: Harvest the fruits before they reach full size for improved quality and better cropping.
 
Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
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