Cucumber – Lebanese Magic F1
This Lebanese-type hybrid cucumber variety produces small to medium-sized, dark green, juicy fruit. The skin of Magic F1 cucumbers is thin, smooth, and glossy, has few seeds, and has an excellent flavor that makes it a very popular product. They are generally harvested at 15 cm in length and 2 to 3 cm in diameter. It is grown on a mound or mounted on a stand.
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Conditions of germination:
- depth of sowing: 2 cm
- optimal temperatures of germination: 25 to 32 ºC
- time for germination: 7 to 14 days
When to sow:
- sow indoors 3 to 4 weeks before the last frost date in your area preferably in peat pots to facilitate transplanting OR
- direct seeding when the soil is warm and the temperature is above 16ºC
Sowing technique: in pocket
In the same hole, sow 3 seeds 1 to 2 cm apart; when the seeds have germinated and the seedlings have reached a height of 5 cm, keep only the best plants.
Transplant outdoors (for seedlings started indoors):
- Harden off seedlings outdoors before transplanting to the garden when all risk of frost is removed and the air is warmed.
Distance in the garden:
- between plants: 60 cm
- between rows: 90 cm
Soil: light, well drained, rich
Water: regular watering at the base of the plants (avoid foliage as much as possible)
Exposure: full sun
Days to harvest (from transplanting): 60 days
For direct seeding, seeds can be sown on a mound of soil and compost and run the plants in opposite directions at ground level.
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We are based in Montreal and are in partnership with the market gardener Birri of the Jean-Talon market, who has been selling seeds to farmers and individuals for almost 50 years.
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