Sep 22, 2017  Week: 38

Cucumber Martini

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Scientific Name : Cucumis sativus

Common Name : Slicing Cucumber, American Slicer

Plant Habit : Spreading, Trailing

Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height : 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Width : 48 - 72" (122 - 183cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Type: American Slicer
Fruit characteristics: White skin, slightly spined
Days to maturity from direct seed: 55-60
Fruit size: 5-6 in./13-15 cm long x 1.5-2 in./4-5 cm wide
Flower type: Monoecious
Disease resistance: Intermediate Resistance: Powdery mildew
Stands out from the competition for its non-yellowing, white exterior and earlier yields. Very tender, “no peel” skin if harvested at 5 to 6 in./13 to 15 cm length; larger fruit will need peeling. Staying power in the heat of Summer. White interior is bitter-free, very sweet and crunchy. Best in-ground.
Direct sow to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground