Lemon Cucumber Seeds

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Plant Organic Lemon Cucumber Seeds for a unique and refreshing addition to your garden. These heirloom cucumbers, maturing in just 65 days, offer a sweet, non-bitter taste and are perfect for pickling or fresh eating. Their distinct lemon-like appearance makes them a delightful and prolific choice for any gardener.

(30 premium seeds in each packet.)

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Lemon Cucumber Seeds

Experience the delight of growing Lemon Cucumbers, a unique and historic variety introduced in 1894. Known for their distinct round, yellow appearance, these cucumbers resemble sunny, striped balls of goodness. Not only are they a treat to the eyes, but they also offer a nearly sweet taste without any bitterness or after-effects.

Highlights:

  • Days to Maturity: Quick-growing, ready in just 65 days.
  • Appearance and Taste: Round and yellow, resembling a lemon in both shape and color, with a diameter of 2½ to 3 inches. They boast a tender flesh with a peculiarly sweet flavor, distinct from other cucumber varieties.
  • Use: Perfect for eating fresh, especially right out of the garden, and highly praised for pickling.

Growing Guide:

  • Sowing: Plant these organic seeds in fertile, well-drained soil. They are prolific and resilient in various garden conditions.
  • Harvesting: Best when picked as they begin turning yellow, offering the optimal blend of sweetness and crunch.

Historical Accolades:

  • Celebrated in historical seed catalogs for their exceptional flavor and versatility, Lemon Cucumbers have been a favorite for both pickling and fresh eating since the late 19th century.

Lemon Cucumbers offer a delightful twist to traditional cucumber varieties, making them a must-try for any gardening enthusiast looking to add variety and a touch of history to their garden. Enjoy their crunchy texture and unique taste in salads, pickles, or as a refreshing snack.

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Lemon Cucumbers

  1. Are lemon cucumbers hard to grow? Lemon cucumbers are not particularly hard to grow. They are similar to other cucumber varieties in terms of care and growing conditions. With adequate sunlight, well-drained soil, regular watering, and some basic maintenance, lemon cucumbers can thrive in a home garden.
  2. When should I plant lemon cucumber seeds? Lemon cucumber seeds should be planted after the last frost date in your area when the soil has warmed up. Typically, this is in late spring or early summer. For specific planting times based on your local climate, it’s best to consult a regional planting guide or local agricultural extension.
  3. Can you save seeds from lemon cucumbers? Yes, you can save seeds from lemon cucumbers. For the best results, choose healthy, mature cucumbers for seed harvesting. Clean and dry the seeds before storing them in a cool, dry place. This practice allows you to grow lemon cucumbers again in the following seasons.
  4. Do lemon cucumbers taste like regular cucumbers? Lemon cucumbers have a distinct taste compared to regular cucumbers. While they share a similar refreshing quality, lemon cucumbers are known for their slightly sweet flavor, which is less bitter than some traditional cucumber varieties. Their taste, combined with their unique appearance, makes them a popular choice for salads and snacking.
Weight .4 oz
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30 premium seeds in each packet.

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