China Jade Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
Jade-colored flesh, tender emerald skin, long fruit (12”), and luscious flavor – this ancient Chinese heirloom brings it all. Sweet and nutty, China Jade is perfect for snacking and delicious in summertime salads with a splash of rice vinegar, olive oil and fresh herbs. Harvest frequently for optimal yield.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination 7-14 days
- Maturity: 55 - 65 days
- Direct sow in full sun after the last frost or start indoors 3 weeks prior to last frost. Plant 1/2" deep in soil or seed starting mix. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Compost well and keep moist throughout summer.
- Space plants 12” apart; space rows 6' apart.