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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Telegraph Improved'

Botanical name: Cucumis sativus 'Telegraph Improved'

Common name: cucumber

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Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Telegraph Improved'

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

climber, bird attracting, butterfly attracting, bee attracting, edible

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description for "Cucumber: Cucumis sativus 'Telegraph Improved'"

Crisp, tender and mild aptly describes this amazing cucumber. Its long, green fruit grows up to 18 inches in length and reveals a superb flavor with few seeds. Introduced to the market before 1900 in England, it remains a favorite yet today. Maturity in 60 days. Edited by S.Derr

History:

Seeds collected from England

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