Cucumber Beit Alpha

Prolific crops of high quality, fantastically sweet baby cucumbers with thin skin and absolutely no bitterness. Excellent for a fresh Greek salad! For the best quality and flavour pick when 10-15cm (4-6”) long.

CAN BE USED IN:

SALADS – PICKLES – DIPS – DRESSINGS

SOWING DIRECTIONS

When
Spring through Summer.
Where
Direct where they are to grow in full sun.
How Sow
12mm (½in) deep in rows 100cm (36”) apart.
Care
Sow 3-4 seeds in a clump and thin to 2 strongest seedlings. Keep well watered and fertilise regularly. Harvest When fruits are 4-6” long.
Harvest
0 -20 weeks from sowing
Sow:
-Spring
-Summer
Harvest:
0 -20 weeks from sowing
Soil type:
-fertile
-well drained

Availability: In stock

$4.90

Greek Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 baby cos lettuce, washed
  • 6 firm ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3 Beit alpha cucumbers, sliced
  • 3 Onion Rossa Lunga di Firenze, sliced into rings
  • 1 red capsicum, halved, deseeded, coarsely chopped
  • 200g marinated Greek olives
  • 220g Greek feta, cubed
  • 1 tsp oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • Squeeze of lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Arrange lettuce in serving bowl then add tomato, cucumber, onion, capsicum, olives and feta, sprinkling with oregano and salt.
  2. Whisk together the oil, vinegar and a dash of lemon juice in a jug. Drizzle over the salad and give a light toss if desired.