Cucumber Seeds - Beit Alpha CMR/MMR

Regular price Dhs. 15.00

3 grams / packet

1. Short Description

55 days. This middle eastern style cucumber is crisp and sweet. Also called Persian or Lebanese cucumber, the Beit Alpha types are tender, sweet and seedless--perfect for packing into school lunches! The Beit Alpha cucumber is an early variety of cucumber that is sweet, tender and seedless. The Beit Alpha is large and smooth with a soft outer layer. Since this variety is mature in just fifty five days, a steady harvest can be achieved by planting regularly throughout the season.

 2. More Details and tips:

Growing Beit Alpha Cucumber Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Cucumis sativus
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 50-60 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Plant Spacing: 18"
  • Row Spacing: 7'
  • Growth Habit: Vine
  • Soil Preference: Moist and well drained, temp of 55 to 65 F, pH 6 to 7
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to corn wireworms, cutworms, and fungal diseases
  • Light and dark green
  • Flavor:Sweet
  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 3 g - Approximately 100 Seeds
    • 1 oz- Approximately 1,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 80,000 Seeds

Beit Alpha is a generally gynoecious strain that produces well under a variety of conditions. The five to six-inch fruit are burpless and keep well after harvest. Well adapted to trellis and greenhouse production or outdoors. Beit Alpah cucumber seeds need full sun and should be planted in warm soil with a pH level between 6 and 6.8. Sow the seeds an inch deep with 36 inches between plants. If you are using a trellis, a foot between plants is adequate. Cucumbers will need regular watering while growing. When ready to harvest, cut the Beit Alpha cucumbers at the stem.

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