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Cucumber Seeds - Telegraph Improved

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2522
  • Pack Contents: 10x Cucumber Seeds
  • Be an environment hero
  • Improved heirloom variety
  • Smooth skins

An improved strain of this superb and much-loved English heirloom variety which was introduced around 1897. Telegraph is a reliable variety with long, smooth-skinned, good-sized fruits, easy to slice in the kitchen.

Relish every long fruit, free from bitterness and easy to slice in the kitchen to give tuna sandwiches a bit of bite or added to mint sauce and capers they make a great wet dressing to accompany lamb dishes.

In every pack you receive 10 seeds, enough to give you a summer-long supply of tasty cucumbers.  Not only can you appreciate the flavour from ripening in the sun, you’ll be doing your bit to reduce your carbon footprint by avoiding plastic-wrapped cucumbers from the supermarket.

The Royal Horticultural Society is so impressed with its performance, the gardening charity awarded it an Award of Garden Merit. Often used on the presentation benches in vegetable shows for cash rewards, Telegraph is a star performer. Even if yours don’t make it out of your own kitchen they are rewards enough for you.


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Recommended for Exhibition growing

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Sow Indoors

No reason to think they won't grow into cucumbers.


They came up after a few days planting from seed


excellent all rounder always germinates well

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.

The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days