Fruit vegetables including tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers, pumpkins and sweet corn are key elements of a healthy diet, bringing us closer to a Mediterranean lifestyle. Investing in some seeds, soil and a few containers is an economical way to grow your own kitchen garden. Whether you have a small patio or a vast growing space, you can enjoy fresh produce readily available for salads, garnishes and healthy snacks. If you end up with an abundance of crop, you can share them with friends and family.
When To Sow: February-May
When To Harvest: July-October
Soil Type: Fertile, moist soil or grow bags
Advice: Occasionally male flowers (those without a swelling behind the flower) may form, especially if plants become stressed, these should be removed as pollinated female flowers produce bitter fruits.
When fruits start swelling, give a liquid feed every 4-5 weeks
Packet Contents: Average 20 seeds
Latin Name: Cucumius sativus
Transplanting: If sowing indoors will need transplanting outdoors
Johnsons' premium ranges of flower and vegetable packet seeds feature captivating flowers and authentic vegetables from around the world. No matter what the size of your growing space, either a spacious garden or a limited patio, the high quality of Johnsons' seeds cater for any needs.
Explore more of our horticultural range; we have a wide selection of gardening essentials available from compost to plant pots Have a query or can't find something you're looking for? We receive new deliveries every week, so if the item you wish to purchase is currently out of stock, please contact our Customer Services Team and we may be able to reserve the items you require.
Please note: Plants and seeds are classed as perishable goods and are excluded from our returns policy. This does not affect your statutory rights. See our Cancellation & Returns page for further details. In the unlikely event that you receive your goods damaged or you have been sent the incorrect item, please report your issues to our customer service team as soon as possible. Perishable goods cannot be returned unless we have sent the wrong item, or they are damaged.
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