Cucumber 'Bedfordshire prize'
Bedfordshire prize is a variety of Cucumber which is a member of the Cucumis family. Its botanical name is Cucumis sativus 'Bedfordshire prize'. 'Bedfordshire prize' is considered a heirloom cultivar.
NEW! A high yielding, jade green cucumber. This old time English favorite will produce loads of 10-inch fruit perfect for fresh eating or pickling.
his is an annual trailing plant which will grow to a height of 1m with a 2m spread. The leaves have shallow pointed lobes with yellow funnel-shaped flowers. The green-skinned fruit have a crisp white flesh with numerous seeds. In cool climates cucumbers are normally grown in greenhouses, or the seedlings are raised under glass in winter or spring for summer planting. You will need to provide a trellis support or netting for the vines to twine around. If growing along the ground, protect your fruits with a bed of straw. You can harvest when the fruits are no longer than 8 or 9ins for the best flavour. This crop has an minimum optimum growing temperature of 18C and a maximum optimum growing temperature of 32C.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Bedfordshire prize normally reaches to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). This variety tends to bloom in late spring.
India is believed to be where Bedfordshire prize originates from.
Bedfordshire prize Cucumber tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Cucumber 'Bedfordshire prize'
Growing Bedfordshire prize from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Bedfordshire prize about 14 days after your last frost date.
Transplanting Bedfordshire prize
Harvesting Bedfordshire prize
Cucumber 'Bedfordshire prize' information
How long does Bedfordshire prize take to grow?
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Bedfordshire Prize Cucumber