Cucumber Straight Eight Seeds


Cucumis sativus Heirloom
Most popular multi-use
Perfectly straight 8″ fruits. Excellent slicer, pickling
Organically Grown Vegetable Seeds for full sun, Canada

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Cucumis sativusstraight eight cucumber ‘Straight Eight’


Type: Annual Vegetable 52-65 days. Heirloom
Flower: Yellow
Fruit: Smooth dark green, white spine 8″ length, mild flesh, crisp & sweet
Height: 6-8″ tall x 36″ spread
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Amend with well decayed manure or compost fall prior to direct seed<
P.H.: 6.0-7.0

Moisture: Regular. Moderate during warm & dry
Use: One of the best slicers. Relishes, pickling, salad, sandwich. Pick when 8″ long for optimum flavor
Tolerances: Resistant to mosaic virus
Note: Named for it’s perfectly straight 8″ long fruits
Native to Asia

Cucumis sativus Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 3 seeds per peat pot Cover lightly & firm. Maintain 70F soil temp. Cucumber seed will not sprout at lower temps Germination 6-10 days. Grow on at 65F to prevent soft growth
Outdoors: When temps reach 65F reliably. Sow 3-4 seeds 3/4″ deep in hills 12-24″ apart Thin to 2 plants per hill


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