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Teaser: Thin skinned fruits are perfect for salads, eating fresh or as mini-cuke. Excellent in open field production.
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Thin skinned fruits are perfect for salads, eating fresh or as mini-cuke. Excellent in open field production. Best picked young for it’s luscious taste. Tremendous yields and incredible disease resistance!

  • Packet $2.49
  • $9.95/250 sds
  • $23.95/1000sds

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Product Code 1665
How To Grow 35 seeds/gram Cucumbers grow best in a rich, warm, sandy loam soil. Before planting, work into the native soil 30 cm (12") deep large amounts of garden compost or composted manure. As cooler soil will reduce germination and increase the chance of the seed rotting before it sprouts, wait until the soil has reached a temperature of at least 18 C (66 F) before planting. Mound the soil up into hills about 15-20 cm (6-8") high and about 30-60 cm (12-24") across. Space the hills about 120 cm (4') apart. Sow the seed 2 cm (3/4") deep with 6 to 8 seeds per hill then after the seed sprouts, thin to 3 or 4 plants per hill. If you have limited space, most cucumbers grow on trellises. Protect the plants from any late spring/early summer frosts and keep the plants evenly watered through the growing season. Even soil moisture is very important as cucumbers become very bitter if the plant becomes moisture stressed by hot dry weather. To prevent damage to the plant, harvest the cucumbers by cutting them from the vine with a sharp knife - do not pull or twist them from the vine.
Blooming Season Begins High Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct After All Danger of Frost Has Passed
Days to Emergence 7 to 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining
Height
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest 55
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Hybrid
Family Name Cucurbitaceae
Latin Cucumis sativus
 
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