Description of the Claudine cucumber variety, its characteristics and cultivation

Description of the Claudine cucumber variety, its characteristics and cultivation

Growing a culture is not as difficult as it seems. A little patience and the plant will reward the summer resident with a rich harvest. Cucumber "Claudine" is a common species that is recommended for growing in any type of soil.

Basic ideas about the variety

Detailed characteristics will help determine how to grow and where to place the plant. And also to avoid mistakes and get the declared harvest.


  • Medium height.
  • Indeterminate.
  • The leaves are located frequently.
  • The ovary is bunchy.
  • One node produces 6–7 cucumbers.
  • Refers to parthenocarpic species.
  • Matures in 40 days


  • Shape: elongated ellipse.
  • Color: dark green.
  • Length: 8-10 cm.
  • Weight: 80–90 gr.
  • Taste: no bitterness.
  • Productivity: 10 kg from 1m2.

A description of the variety of its main characteristics will help the summer resident make his choice and understand whether it is worth growing it at all.

Disease susceptibility

Cucumber "Claudine" f1 is immune to several crop diseases:

  • Cucumber mosaic.
  • Powdery mildew.
  • Downy mildew.

Pretreatment of bushes will save from the development of many diseases. Before flowering, you can take chemical preparations, after which it is advisable to use traditional medicine.

Home cooking

Cucumbers are used for making fresh salads, table decoration. Reviews of summer residents claim that the variety is unsuitable for canning. The vegetable becomes soft, the structure is disturbed.

What are the features of the variety?

Cucumbers have a number of properties that distinguish them from other species. Each summer resident will independently judge their importance:

  1. Ripens faster than other types of culture.
  2. Bears fruit for a long time.
  3. Calmly tolerates a temporary rise in temperature.
  4. Those fruits that are overripe on the bushes do not barrel, the shape remains unchanged.
  5. Unpretentious in care.
  6. The fruits lie for a long time.

No negative properties have been identified.

Growing and care

Plant "Claudine" in a greenhouse and open field. Two methods are used, seedling and non-seedling.

If the seeds are sown in the ground, they wait until the night temperature is + 10 ⁰С. They are planted to a depth of 2 cm. The distance between plants is 30 cm, in rows of 50 cm. Early plantings are covered with material to avoid frost death of the bush.

It is more efficient to plant seeds in moist soil, so they germinate faster.

The hybrid variety "Claudine" has a negative attitude towards transplants. In order not to damage the root system of a fragile plant, seeds are planted in specially prepared peat pots or paper cups. After the transplant, acclimatization will be much faster.

Care recommendations, the implementation of which will lead to an excellent harvest:

  • The bushes are watered abundantly with warm water, preferably in the evening. During the fruiting period, water consumption per plant is 1–1.5 liters.
  • Loosen the ground around the cucumbers.
  • Be sure to feed.
  • Remove all weeds from the beds.
  • Harvest in a timely manner.

Fertilizing the culture is extremely necessary. Do not put in organic fertilizers such as cow and bird droppings. Nitrogen and other minerals are also used.

The opinion of summer residents regarding the "Claudine" variety

Sometimes it is not enough to read the description of the variety, much more information is obtained by looking at the reviews of gardeners. In addition to the opinion about the species, there are valuable recommendations for care and cultivation.

  • Anatoly. The variety is a favorite with the whole family. Planted in a greenhouse. Eat in salads and fresh. Salting and pickling is not recommended. Cucumbers do not turn yellow, they are well stored. I like the unpretentiousness of the culture of this species.
  • Svetlana. Grows up for 3 years. Very early, not bitter. Plants in a glass greenhouse. Grandchildren love to eat straight from the garden. The summer resident herself prefers to "experiment" with fresh salads. Most of all, he appreciates the unpretentiousness in the variety of care, as well as the fact that he pleases with fresh fruits until the beginning of autumn.

Claudine is a hybrid that needs no advertising. Most of all he is loved for the fact that he is undemanding to care, does not get sick, and pleases with the harvest for a long time.

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