Cucumber Telegraph
Scientific Classification
Genus: Cucumis
Species: Cucumis sativus
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 16°C (61°F)
Max germination temp: 41°C (106°F)
Germination time: 8 days
Time to transplanting: +35 days
Time to harvesting: +60 days
Mature height: 30cm (12in)
Mature spread: 240cm (94in)
Ideal pH range: 5.5 - 6.8
Sow depth: 1cm (½in)
Sow spacing: 30cm (12in)
Sow row spacing: 30cm (12in)
Growing plant spacing: 45cm (18in)*
Growing row spacing: 45cm (18in)*
Fruit size: 15-17cm (6-7in)
*Plants should be transplanted into holes 30cm (12in) deep
References: [1][2][3][4]
Hardiness Zones
Ideal Hardiness Zones
· · · 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Telegraph cucumbers are the longest and thinnest members of the cucumber family measuring 30-35cm (12-14in) with a "hook" at one end. Dark green in colour, their skin has shallow grooves running parallel from top to bottom. Inside the cucumber, white edible pulp containing small sweet seeds in a gelatinous jelly.[5]


Main article: Cucumber - Growing


Full troubles list: Cucurbit troubles


  1. Cucumber 'English Telegraph'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-08-26.
  2. Hessayon, D.G. (2009). The Vegetable & Herb Expert. Transworld Publishers, London. p. 51-52. ISBN 9780903505468
  3. PlantFiles: Cucumber - Cucumis sativus 'Passandra'. Dave's Garden. Retrieved: 2010-09-11.
  4. Cucumber Passandra F1 Organically sourced. Retrieved: 2010-09-11.
  5. Cucumber - Telegraph. Perfection Fresh. Retrieved: 2010-09-26.
v  d  e
Cucumber varieties
Cucumber Passandra · Telegraph

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.