Cucumber 'Cucino' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Half-hardy Annual

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Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit

Tasty, crisp and uniform baby cucumbers

Unique bite-sized cucumbers

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Unique bite-sized cucumbers, these are ideal 'snack-size' fruits! Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit, Cucumber 'Cucino' produces tasty, crisp and uniform baby cucumbers from June through to the first frosts. Ideal for growing in a greenhouse this mini cucumber can also be grown outdoors in a sheltered, sunny spot. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 45cm (18"). Supplied in 5cm pots.

Height Up to 300cm (119in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Half-hardy Annual

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3 cucumber plants in 5cm pots (VKA2298)
6 cucumber plants in 5cm pots (VKA2299)

Grow cucumber plants on in warm, frost free conditions, maintaining a temperature of 15°C (59°F) until they are large enough to be transplanted. If growing cucumbers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7-10 days once all risk of frost has passed. Grow cucumbers in any rich fertile, well-drained soil in full sun with shelter from strong winds. Space cucumber plants 90cm (35") apart. Alternatively plant cucumbers in containers of at least 30cm (12") diameter, using general multi-purpose compost. Greenhouse cucumbers can be planted in grow bags if required, using 2 plants per grow bag and spacing them 45cm (18") apart.
Water cucumber plants regularly and spray greenhouse pathways with water to create a humid atmosphere. Cucumber 'Cucino' will produce higher yields if allowed to climb. Train the main shoots on to 1.8m (6') canes or netting until they reach the top of their supports, then pinch out the growing point. Once fruits begin to develop, pinch out side-shoots leaving two leaves after each fruit. If growing cucumbers in containers or grow bags give them a balanced liquid feed every 2 weeks from mid-summer onwards. Harvest cucumbers regularly to prolong cropping and to ensure the best quality fruit.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

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Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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