Kilis Cucumber (Organic)

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Quick Facts:

  • Turkish heirloom cucumber
  • Rare and unique in the U.S.
  • All purpose cucumber

Cucumis sativus

Kilis was introduced to us by Mehmet Oztan of Two Seeds in a Pod.  This cucumber is from south-central Turkey, in a town called Kilis near the Syrian border.  This cucumber is great pickled or as a fresh eating slicer.  Short vines yield fruit early in the season.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-95

3 w.

3-13 d.

No

Full

1/2”

18”/24”

Plant 1-2" deep in small mounds 24" apart. As plants tend to produce less after 6 weeks of production I encourage 2 plantings, one right after the last frost date and one 3 weeks to a month later to ensure high quality cucumbers all season long. Cucumbers are heavy feeders, provide fertility throughout the season.


Seed specs:  
Packet size:  20 seeds