Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Gold Standard Cucumber

Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Common Name: Cucumber

Blooming Season: Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Trailing

Water: Heavy

Fertilize: Once a week

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 48 - 60" (122 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Gold Standard produces five times the amount of betacarotene than other garden cucumbers.
Good for pickling as well as eating fresh.

Grower Information:
Exclusively Burpee!

With excellent eating quality, Gold Standard can produce five times the amount of beta-carotene of other garden cucumbers.* The attractive, 6 to 8-in. (15 to 20-cm) fruit have light green skin and light salmon-toned flesh. Enjoy pickled or when mature; makes the perfect slicer.

* Based on cucumbers grown under our trial conditions, harvested when ready to eat and peeled. Actual harvest results may vary.
Part of the BOOST collection of vegetables selected for higher levels of antioxidants – just what active, health-conscious gardeners want!

'Gold Standard'