Cucumber 'Crystal Apple'
'Crystal Apple' is a Cucumber variety in the Cucumis genus with a scientific name of Cucumis sativus.
The fruits are similar in size and shape to an apple. Producing a lime green skin, smooth in texture and with a sweet tastes, Crystal Apple is a very good cropperThis 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. Crystal Apple 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 Crystal Apple originates from.
Crystal Apple 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.
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How to grow Cucumber 'Crystal Apple'
To encourage shoots, pinch out growing tips at 5/6 leaf stage.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Crystal Apple 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 Crystal Apple are Zone 3 and Zone 14. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 6.8 as Crystal Apple likes to be in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Crystal Apple from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Crystal Apple about 14 days after your last frost date.
Transplanting Crystal Apple
Harvesting Crystal Apple
Cucumber 'Crystal Apple' information
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