Armenian cucumber growing – herbaceous of the genus Cucumis also known as Snake melon, Armenian cucumber annual plant grow as Semi vine or creeping vine, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 4+.
Flower color yellow with five lobs, female contain semi fruits, and male flower are smaller
Armenian cucumber vegetables
Fruit usually picked before it’s fully grown the rind is green yellow, the structure rough stripes, inside the fruit is light green and hollow.
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Requirements for Armenian cucumber growing and care:
Recommend to watering on the ground and not watering on the leaves or the fruits, need trellising depend
What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
When the plant attacked in the base if not treatment well it will die
Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, aphids, Armenian cucumber Beetles
All the season
How to prune:
Infected leaves needed to take out, also try to clean them
Size of the plant?
0.5-2 m, 20-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow flower with five lobs, female contain semi fruits, and male flower are smaller
Thinning the bloom:
Sometimes happened because disease or
Pollination is done by:
Bees and more pollinators
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Armenian cucumber fruits?
Eaten raw, salad, raw cooked
Work requirements on the fruit:
Sometimes to space it from the ground
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Grow from seeds
Easy to sow no special treatment, after 3-5 leaves reduce the moist (even before)
Saving seeds until sowing:
Room temperature, dry place
Depend if trellising or not, 1-2 on the ground can be more depend on the species
Depth of Sowing:
Conditions for seeds germinate:
moist soil, full sun
Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water
Condition of seedling:
Warm weather, big amount of water, full sun, place to trellising
Do the seeds require burying?
Cucumis melo var. flexuosus,