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Cucumber 'Socrates' F1 (Grafted)

Able to bear fruit without pollination, this "all female" variety of cucumber offers a bitter-free flavour, and in my opinion, is one of the best tasting cucumbers out there.
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3 x 9cm pots

DELIVERY INFORMATION
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Direct Sow
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
3.0m (10ft)
Common name
Cucumber
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

Due to its ability to bear fruit without pollination, this "all female" variety of cucumber offers consistency and the potential for a higher production of cucumbers.

Cucumber ‘Socrates’ F1 offer a bitter-free flavour, and in my opinion, is one of the best tasting cucumbers out there. Virtually unbeatable!

Care Tips

These will grow well outside or in a greenhouse. They are climbers so give some support. Water well, and dig in a good lot of compost when planting out. Once cucumbers start to form, apply a liquid feed (e.g. tomato fertiliser) once a week.