Cucumis melo ‘Painted serpent’
Imagine a painted serpent in your garden that you can pick and eat! This Cucumber with it’s fuzzy stripped body sometimes coils like a snake, but it always taste delicious.
Cucumbers are a subtropical so plant in full sun and with space to grow-a trellis helps if space is limited. Cucumbers are happiest around 70 degrees so plant them in late spring or early summer when there is no risk of frost. You can grow your cucumber starter plants indoors up to 2 weeks before you’re ready to plant. Transplant after risk of frost has passed.In 70 days you can slay the serpent and eat the cuke!