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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Long Anglais'

Botanical name: Cucumis sativus 'Long Anglais'

Common name: cucumber

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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Long Anglais'

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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 'Long Anglais'"

Enjoyed for over 100 years, is this cucumber from England. With origins dating back to the late 1800's, this variety is known for its mild taste. Billed as a "bitter free" cucumber, its slender green fruit reaches up to 12" in length and maintains its flavor even at full maturity. An excellent slicer. Maturity in 50-70 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected from England

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