Cucumber Hmong Red




OP Heirloom

Family: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Cucumis
Species: Sativus
Cultivar: Hmong red

It is one of the oldest cucumber, despite that it is a real rarity. It was bred by the Hmong tribes who lived on the border of Thailand, China, Laos, Burma, and Vietnam. The fruit can weigh up to 500 g, the color of the skin changes from white to green than golden yellow-orange to brown. The red color of the bark is certainly not as it can be found on the net. Delicious and mild variety, used in all stages of maturation.

Reproduction: By seed

Pre-treatment: No.

Sowing: In the spring or during the summer, directly in the garden at a depth of about 2-5 cm or in the pot before last summer.

Germination: Temperature above 18 C, germinates in 3-15 days

Location: Requires light and moderate humidity.

Care: The plant has a shallow root, so regular watering is necessary.

Resistance zone: –

Additional information


20 seeds


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