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 Abertlanders settled, also around Northland (British immigrants settled in the 1860’s). They are the best! Stubby torpedo shaped with tender yellow skin, with small black spines. They never go bitter, always tender, and produce enormous crops.

Planting Instructions: Sow seed into tray after danger of frost. Prick out at 6 cm diagonal spacings when first leaves appear. Transplant into garden at 50 cm diagonal spacings once soil temp reaches 15-16 degrees C.