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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Empereur Alexandre'

Botanical name: Cucumis sativus 'Empereur Alexandre'

Common name: cucumber

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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Empereur Alexandre'

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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 'Empereur Alexandre'"

Named after a Russian emperor, this variety is commonly used for pickling. Its medium green colored skin reveals a mild tasting fruit, that should be harvested at about 6 inches. A very productive plant, that is ready for harvest in a short amount of time. Maturity in 60 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds collected originally from Russia

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