Cucumber Port Albert


GENUS: Cucumis SPECIES: sativa


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Port Albert, Northland
Number of Seeds: 10

Description: Port Albert cucumbers are famous around the Kaipara Harbour where the Albertlanders settled, also around Northland. They are the best! Stubby torpedo shaped with tender yellow skin, with small black spines. They are always tender no matter when you pick them, and produce enormous crops.

Planting Instructions: Sow seed into tray after danger of frost. Prick out at 6cm diagonal spacings when first leaves appear. Transplant into garden at 1m diagonal spacings once leaves touch in the tray and soil temp reaches 15-16 degrees C.