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Cucumber Seeds (Femspot F1)

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Cucumber Seeds - Description

  • F1 Femspot Cucumber Seeds
  • A Traditional Favourite
  • Ribbed Cucumber
  • Quantity: 4 Seeds Per Pack
  • Early to Cropping Variety
  • Produces Long, Bitter Free, Dark Green Fruits
  • F1 Hybrid: First Generation of Controlled Cross Pollination

Cucumber Seeds - Sowing Instructions

  • Sow from February to June
  • Can be grown in greenhouse or cold frame
  • Harvest from July to October
  • See how to grow tab for full growing instructions

Cucumber Seeds - Uses

  • Can be used mainly in salads
  • Great in sandwiches

Cucumber Seeds - Advantages

  • Resistant to powdery mildew & leaf spot
  • Great bitter free taste
  • Can be planted indoors


  • Sowing Instructions
  • How to Transplant
  • Crop Maintenance
  • How to Harvest
  • Storage
  • Pests & Diseases

Sowing Instructions  

Sowing Time: Sow the seeds mid March through to mid May but seeds must be kept warm – wait for warm weather

  • Sowing Location: Indoors, in greenhouse  or a heated propagator set to 21°C
  • Sow seeds in 9cm pots
  • Sow one seed per pot using potting compost
  • Soak compost before sowing & cover
  • Cucumber seeds germinate after 1 or 2 weeks

How to Transplant

  • Check your variety before transplanting
  • Outdoor or ridge varieties can be both male & female, they will pollinate each other
  • Most new hybrids are all female & don’t require pollination

Indoor varieties

  • Grow in green house or poly tunnel
  • Plant in large pots or 3 per grow bag
  • Provide light shade

Outdoor varieties

  • Transplant in midsummer – ridge varieties can be planted outdoors
  • Soil
    • Fertile soil with good drainage
    • Warm soil is very important
  • Prepare soil the previous season before planting out
  • Add plenty of well rotted farm yard manure
  • Harden off outdoor varieties before planting out
  • Only plant out after the chance of frost has gone

Crop Maintenance

  • Cucumbers are climbers so support them using garden twine tied loosely around the base of plants
  • Water when getting dry
  • Don’t over water and don’t let them dry out
  • Increase humidity by watering the floor around them
  • Once flowering begins, feed with a potassium based feed    


  • Cut fruits as soon as they are ready
  • The size will depend on the variety you are growing
  • Cut regularly to encourage further production


  • Cucumbers keep well
  • Can't freeze but will last a while once cut without turning bad

Pests & Diseases

  • Pests:  Slugs will damage leaves and fruits
  • Position slug traps or copper slug tape near the crop to prevent attack from slugs
  • Diseases: Generally trouble free if the summer is good
  • Other issues can include powdery mildew and leaf spot
  • Note: The Cucumber variety Louisa is resistant  to powdery mildew and leaf spot


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Planted these four of these seeds in February and got four strong and healthy plants. About to eat the first cucumber tonight (June 7) and looks like a lot more will grow through the summer.

Note: We don't ship plants on Fridays due to the extended period they would remain without light & water

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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