Belonging to the Cucumis genus (Cucumis sativus 'Cucino'), Cucino is a variety of Cucumber. Cucino grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Cucino 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 Cucino originates from.
Cucino 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 Cucino
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Cucino 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. A soil ph of between 5.5 and 6.8 is ideal for Cucino as it does best in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Cucino from seed
Sow 0.47 inches
(1.2 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 11.7 inches
(30.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 16°C / 61°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cucino about 14 days after your last frost date.
As Cucino is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late spring.