Dec 5, 2016  Week: 49
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Cucumber Patio Snacker

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Scientific Name : Cucumis sativus

Common Name : Slicing Cucumber

Plant Habit : Climbing

Spacing : 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Height : 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width : 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from sowing to harvest: 53
Days from transplant to ripe fruit: 35 to 40
Fruit size: 1.5 in./4 cm wide x 8 in./20 cm long

Direct sow to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

  • Controlled yet vigorous variety produces short, branching vines.
  • Direct sow and sell in large container with small trellis; works well in pack/pot programs.
  • Dark green-skinned fruit has good flavour, crunchy texture and non-bitter peel.
  • Free-flowering, monoecious plants are high-yielding with continuous harvest.
  • Parthenocarpic variety means that plants will produce fruit without insect pollination.
  • Best in-ground and in containers.
Height: 36 to 60 in./91 to 152 cm (trellised)