This sweet yet mild strain of cucumber is round and yellow, resembling the fruit as its name suggests. It sprouts from a vine like plant and is ready to pick at approximatley 1 1/2-2 1/2" inches in diameter.
How to Grow Lemon Cucumbers
- Latin Name: Cucumber sativus
- Days to Maturity: 60- 70
- Hardiness Zone: 4- 12
- Soil: Ph 6 to 7
- Temperature: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Depth: 1"
- Plant Space: 18"
- Row Space: 6"
- Pests/disease: Corn wireworms, cut worms and fungal diseases
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz- Approximately 1,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
Lemon cucumbers are a sweet, mild flavored cucumber used for pickling and slicing. Best if picked when still young. Lemon cucumber seeds do best with full sun, warm soil and regular watering. Because it is a vine like plant it requires some sort of supportive structure such as a trellis.