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Cucumber Straight Eight HEIRLOOM

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Slicer/Pickling. Cucumber Straight Eight is an All-American Winner! These perfectly straight cucumbers have sweet, mild flesh. The excellent flavor makes this a super choice for salads or for dipping. If picked small, the cukes are good for pickling, too. Home gardeners keep on growing this old favorite for its large, flavorful fruits.

Flavor: Sweet and mild taste

Preparation Ideas: Use for salads, dipping, or pickling

Plant Type: Vegetable

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 8-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 60 Days

Growth Type: Vining

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 4'/6'

Disease Resistance: 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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