Week 21 – May 23, 2019

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Patio Snacker Cucumber

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Common Name: Slicing Cucumber, American Slicer

Hardiness Degree: 41°F (5.0°C)

Plant Habit: Climbing

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Height: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Width: 36 - 60" (91 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Controlled yet vigorous variety produces short, branching vines. Fruit has good flavor, crunchy texture and non-bitter peel. High-yielding with continuous harvest. Great for large containers with a small trellis.

Grower Information:

  • 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

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