Armenian Snake Cucumber Seeds
Price for a Package of 10 seeds.
Introduced from Armenia to Italy
in the the1400s, this attractive crisp cucumber
stays sweet even when the fruit is large.
Thin-skinned and dense flesh these cucumbers
have few seeds and a pleasantly mild flavor. Actually, melon
with a taste like a cucumber
is burpless and easy to digest. Like the English cucumber
, it doesn't need to be peeled or seeded.
It grows equally well on the ground or on a trellis. The fruit grows approximately 72-90 cm (30-36")
Jajik is a traditional Armenian dish that commonly uses Armenian cucumbers
and is passed down from generation to generation. This side dish is made with cucumbers
, yogurt, and garlic
or mint and is often consumed in the summer to combat the hot temperatures outside. It is typically served with pita chips or flatbread and also pairs well with chicken and rice.
Adaptable to most good garden soils that are well-drained in a sunny position; provide adequate food and water.
Tropical: Spring & Autumn
Temperate: Spring & Summer.
Cool climate: Late Spring & Summer
Plant space: 30cm
Row Space: 100 cm
Maturity: 6-8 weeks