United States Edition

Cucumber 'Khira'

Cucumis sativus

Khira is part of the Cucumis genus and is a Cucumber variety. Its scientific name is Cucumis sativus 'Khira'. 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. Khira 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 Khira originates from.

Khira Cucumber needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cucumber 'Khira' have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cucumber 'Khira'

  • Full Sun

    +
  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Khira is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Khira are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Khira tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.5 and 6.8 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Khira from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.47 inches (1.2 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Khira about 14 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Khira

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Khira is a tender plant.

Harvesting Khira

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.

Cucumber 'Khira' information

How long does Khira take to grow?

These estimates for how long Cucumber 'Khira' takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I sow Khira?

Folia's when to plant Cucumber 'Khira' estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

Buzz

Planet Green logo

Folia provides a user-friendly dashboard tool to help users know what plants are being sown and harvested, as well as weather forecasts, seed organizing, and photo organizing so that your garden can grow at its best.

More buzz about us...

Latest Activity

Folia Badges and Widgets

Folia Blog Widgets

Want some super cool badges to stick on your blog? What about a funky widget that shows everyone what you are growing? Sounds like you need to get over to our Goodies page pronto!

Tour | About | Help & Support | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Community Guidelines | Goodies

Homegrown by Nic & Nath All photos and content © their respective owners.

Free Gardening database | Free garden organizer | Vegetable garden software | Mobile gardening app

Popular Plants: Tomato | Sweet pepper | Chili pepper | Basil | Bean | Carrot | Rose | Cucumber | Lettuce | Onion | Strawberry | Daylily | Spinach | Potato | Radish