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Augurk Adam F1 – Cucumis sativus

Gherkin ‘Adam F1’

Cucumis sativus


Gherkin 'Adam F1' is suitable for greenhouse cultivation as the plants do not need pollinating. Its firm and crunchy texture makes it ideal for pickling.

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Gherkin ‘Adam F1’ is an early, vigorous variety that develops beautiful smooth fruits 7-10 cm in length. The plants do not require pollination, making them the perfect choice for greenhouse cultivation. With their firm, crunchy flesh, these gherkins are ideal for pickling.

Follow up feeding is recommended after the first flush of flowers. Repeat after three weeks and again if necessary if the plants are showing signs of nitrogen deficiency. Yellowing and bronzing of the leaves can indicate potassium deficiency. Picking the fruits regularly at a young stage encourages a successive supply of new gherkins, extending the harvest over a longer period.

Growing under glass
Pre-sow: 4 weeks before transplanting
Transplant: May
Harvest: June-August

Growing outdoors
Pre-sow: from mid April onwards, 2-3 weeks before transplanting
Transplant: from mid May-June onwards
Harvest: from July-September onwards, approx. 65 days after transplanting

Spacing: 150x40 cm
Soil: well-drained with a high organic matter content, neutral pH
Resistance (HR): Ccu; Px
Resistance (IR): CMV; CVYV

These seeds have a certified organic coating which makes sowing easier.

Quick facts
Position    :   Sun
Seed type    :   Hybrid variety
Seed weight    :   40 seeds per gram
Seed coating    :   Seeds have organic coating for easy sowing
Plant spacing    :   150x40 cm
Plant height    :   200-300 cm
EAN code    :   8717202606238
Packet size    :   75x123 mm
Content 1 packet (Dutch)    :   10 seeds (for min. 5 m2)