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Cucumber Marketmore 76 HEIRLOOM

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Characteristics: Slicer. Cucumber Marketmore 76 is one of our best slicing cucumbers. It produces heavy, early crops of long cucumbers that can be pickled for dills when the fruits are young. It was developed by Cornell University to be resistant to Downey Mildew.

Flavor: Mildly sweet and refreshing

Preparation Ideas: Slice this variety to serve as an appetizer, or use to make delicious pickles when young

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 8-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 68 Days

Growth Type: Vining

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 4'/6'

Disease Resistance: Angular leaf spot, anthracnose (1/2), downey mildew, powdery mildew, scab, cucumber mosaic

Instructions: In full sun, sow a few seeds over a hill 12 inches tall and 2 feet across with well-drained soil. For smaller gardens, plant alongside a fence or trellis. When plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 plants per hill. Plant at 3 week intervals up to midsummer for fresh cucumbers all season. Keep fruits picked.

Suggestions: Plant cucumber seeds only after all danger of frost is past and the ground is warm. They need lots of sunshine and water. Keep weeds to a minimum with a straw or leaf mulch.

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