cucumber | port albert


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Port Albert, Northland
Number of seeds: 20
Packet dimensions: 12.5 x 9cm

Description: Port Albert cucumbers are famous around the Kaipara Harbour where the Abertlanders settled, also around Northland. (German immigrants settled in the 1860's). They are the best! Stubby torpedo shaped with tender yellow skin, with small black spines. They never go bitter, always tender, and produce enormous crops.

Planting Instructions: Sow seed into tray after danger of frost. Prick out at 6 cm diagonal spacings when first leaves appear. Transplant into garden at 50 cm diagonal spacings once soil temp reaches 15-16 degrees C.

Koanga institute is home to New Zealand's largest heritage organic seed collection. Their work focuses on growing nutrient dense seeds in a regenerative manner for the next generation's health and well being. All Koanga seeds are grown organically in New Zealand.

Comes with a planting guide. Only for sale within New Zealand.