Nov 22, 2019  Week: 47

Martini Cucumber

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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.

Class : American slicer

Flower Type : Monoecious

Habit : Medium vine

Fruit Characteristics : White skin, slightly spined

Fruit Size : 5-6 in./13-15 cm long x 1.5-2 in./4-5 cm wide

Disease Resistance : IR: PM

Days to maturity from direct seed : 55-60

Production Method : Field

  • 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, with white, bitter-free interior that is very sweet and crunchy.
  • Staying power in the heat of Summer.
  • Best in-ground.