It’s a fact of life, fresh is best. There is simply no better way of having fresher vegetables packed with nutrients and fibre than harvesting them right from your own garden.
Pohlmans Gourmet Vegetables Cucumber Bush Pickle produces straight cylindrical fruit that are ideal for pickling. The cucumbers should be harvested when green with no yellow colouring and the fruit is firm. Pick fruit when 10-13cm long.
For the Vegie patch:
Ideally, plant into a garden bed which is fertile, enriched in organic matter and well drained. Mulching is recommended to help conserve water.
Patio, balcony, planter trough or terrace gardening –
Always use a reputable potting mix ideally incorporated with some water crystals to aid watering during warmer weather. Place in a sunny position.
Planting distance: 80cm
Location: Full sun
Harvest: 42-56 days