Cucumber Pipenex is an F1 Hybrid variety. Smooth long and bitter free fruits, with a good resistance to powdery mildew. Earlier than other hybrid varieties. Ideal for growing under glass. Sow Cucumber Pipenex seeds under cover from late April about 2 cm deep in fine seed compost. Sow 1 seed per small pot/seed cell, and keep the compost moist. Germination takes about 7-10 days at about 17-20 Celsius. Transplant into bigger pots when large enough to handle and keep inside until the last chance of frost has passed. Prefers sunny location and well drained, rich soil. Grow in the greenhouse or in a very warm, sheltered spot in your garden, allotment. Water well during growth and feed regularly for the highest production.