Days to Germination: 7-14
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 70F to 80F
Days To Harvest: 45-50 days
Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
Spacing, Row: 4-5 foot
Spacing, Hills: 4-5 foot
Light: Full Sun
SOWING: Sow in fertile, well-drained soil after all danger of frost from spring to early summer. For "hill" culture, space 6-8 seeds in groups 4-5 apart. Cover with 1/4" of soil, firm lightly and keep moist. OR sow seeds 8" apart in rows 4-5 apart if growing on a trellis or fence. Seeds can be started indoors 4 to 5 weeks before last frost.
GERMINATION: 7-14 days, depending upon soil and weather conditions.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: THIN to 3 strong plants to each group if using "hill" method when seedlings are 6-8" high. If using trellis method, thin plants to stand 8" or more apart.
HARVEST: Pick when cucumber is 8-10 inches long, and regularly.
Suggestions: Keep fruits picked to encourage more production. . Keep soil moderately moist during germination. Water deep and feed every 3 weeks.
Reminder: Plant some fresh dill for homemade pickles
45-50 days. A 10-inch long, cylindrical green cucumber which is slightly tapered. A heavy producer of BURPLESS cucumbers that are ideal for slicing. The vines are very vigorous and prolific. Can be used in the greenhouse. Open-pollinated. Disease Resistant: Powdery Mildews Harvest in 45-50 days.