Oct 22, 2018  Week: 43

Patio Snacker Cucumber

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Scientific Name : Cucumis sativus

Common Name : Slicing Cucumber, American Slicer

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.
Type: American Slicer
Fruit characteristics: Green skin, moderately spined
Days to maturity from direct seed: 50-55
Fruit size: 6-8 in./15-20 cm long x 1.5-2 in./4-5 cm wide
Flower type: Monoecious, parthenocarpic
Controlled yet vigorous variety produces short, branching vines. Fruit has good flavour, crunchy texture and non-bitter peel. High-yielding with continuous harvest. Great for large containers with a small trellis; works well in pack/pot programs.

Direct sow to finish: 2 to 3 weeks

Best for: Home Garden In-ground, Home Garden Container

Compact variety – best-suited for home garden use.