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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'De Bourbonne'

Botanical name: Cucumis sativus 'De Bourbonne'

Common name: cucumber

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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'De Bourbonne'

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Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

climber, fall interest, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'De Bourbonne'"

Grown mainly for pickling, is this French Heirloom cucumber. When harvested young, its crisp, sweet taste is at its peak. If left to mature, it may become to bitter to enjoy. Its tiny fruit will only grow to about 2 inches in length. Maturity in 50 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds collected from France

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