Variety originated in Japan.
Japanese Long Cucumber is a burpless cucumber that produces crisp, easy to digest, non-bitter fruit to 40cm or longer. Fruit is slightly curved with few seeds. Best harvested at 30cm long. For straighter fruit, vigorous growing vines should be grown on a trellis.
Sowing: Sow 6 seeds per hill in a sunny spot when the soil temperature reaches 10-20C or warmer and all danger of frost has passed.
Tips: Well rotted manure or compost dug into the soil prior to planting in beneficial. Keep soil evenly moist.
Planting depth: 20mm
Seeds per Hill : 6 vines/hill
Thin to: 4/hill
Hill Spacing: 150cm
Maturity: 65-75 days