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Cucumber - Straight Eight - Cucumis sativus
Tender Annual Heirloom. Straight Eight is a smooth, straight cucumber up to 8" long with rounded, blunt ends and deep-green skin. This cucumber is vigorous, early, prolific, and of excellent quality for home use. It is mosaic-tolerant and free from stippling. A 1935 All-American Selections winner.
Did You Know? Traditionally cucumbers were susceptible to many diseases; hybrids were developed to reduce these problems.
Soil & Water: Plant cucumbers in hills or mounds with plenty of added organic matter. Sow 6-7 seeds in a hill, thinning to the 3 best vines.
Planting & Growing: In cool regions, start seeds indoors 10-14 days before the last frost, or sow seeds directly when the soil is at least 70°F. Plant seeds 18" apart if trellised or 36" apart if left to sprawl.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest while small to medium-sized for best flavor. Keep harvesting fruit, even if misshapen, to keep vines productive.
Soil Temperature: 70-95°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 3-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'-4'
Days To Maturity: 62 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18"-48"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Check out our Cucumber Growing Guide for more information.
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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- Grow on a Trellis
- Requires Staking
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).