Days to Germination: 7-14
Optimum Soil Temp for Germination: 75-95F
Days To Harvest: 67 days
Planting Depth: 1/2 - 3/4 inch
Spacing, Row: 4-5 foot
Spacing, Hills: 4-5 foot
Light: Full Sun
SOWING: 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 ½-3/4" of soil, firm lightly and keep moist. OR sow seeds 8" apart in rows 4-5 apart if growing on a trellis or fence.
GERNINATION: Seedlings will emerge in 7-14 days depending on 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.
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.
67 days. A dark green, cylindrical 8 ½ to 9 inch cucumber. Produces high yields of uniform and blocky cucumbers. A vigorous plant. Great for slicing. Disease resistant to cucumber mosaic virus, powdery mildew, scab, downy mildew, anthracnose race 2, and angular leaf spot. A late season cucumber. Harvest in 67 days.