Gherkin Hokus is easy to grow, slender dark green fruits, pick when up to 10m (4in) long. Early-fruiting, trailing variety with high yields for outdoor crops. Has good resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus.
Sowing Sow the seeds individually in 9cm (3”) pots under glass at 21°C. Push the seed edgewise into the compost 1cm (1/2”) deep. Planting As soon as seedlings have produced 3 true leaves, transplant into 15cm (6”) pots. When the plants are about 10cm (4”) tall, plant out in the growing site, maintaining 21°C. Care Tips Water regularly and often water the ground to increase humidity but give good ventilation to avoid disease.