Cucumber - Cucumis sativus
The cucumber is a member of the cucurbits family which also includes melons, pumpkins and courgettes. Grown in India for over 3,000 years it is one of the oldest cultivated plants for eating.
Cultivars and varieties:
Cucumis sativus 'Anbar' - Greenhouse
Cucumis sativus 'Bedfordshire Prize' - A good variety for growing outdoors.
Cucumis sativus 'Burpless Tasty Green' - Outdoor cucumber with a good disease resistance.
Cucumis sativus 'Femscore' F1 hybrid
Cucumis sativus 'Marketmore'
Cucumis sativus 'Masterpiece' - Outdoor
Cucumis sativus 'Mini Munch'
Cucumis sativus 'Telegraph'
Seeds to plant now:
Indoor or in a heated greenhouse
Outside under cover
What else to plant:
Apple & pear trees (bare rooted)
Roses (bare rooted)